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What is Famotidine?

What is Famotidine? Famotidine dose is used to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines and to prevent intestinal ulcers from coming back after they have healed. Famotidine drug class is also used to treat certain stomach and throat (esophagus) problems (such as erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease-GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). However, Famotidine generic name works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. Famotidine pregnancy relieves symptoms such as a cough that doesn’t go away, stomach pain, heartburn, and difficulty swallowing. Famotidine belongs to a class of drugs known as H2 blockers.

This medication is also available without a prescription. It is used to prevent and treat heartburn and other symptoms caused by too much acid in the stomach (acid indigestion). If you are taking this medication for self-treatment, it is important to read the manufacturer’s package instructions carefully so you know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist.

How to use

  1. Take Famotidine drug class by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor.
  2. Usually once or twice daily.
  3. If you are taking Famotidine dose once daily, it is usually taken right before bedtime.
  4. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
  5. In children, dosage may also be based on body weight.

You may take other medications (e.g., antacids) for your condition as recommended by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Take Famotidine generic name regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed. Do not stop taking Famotidine pregnancy without your doctor’s approval because this may delay the healing of the ulcer.

If you are using nonprescription Famotidine dose for self-treatment of acid indigestion or heartburn, take 1 tablet by mouth with a glass of water as needed. To prevent heartburn, take 1 tablet by mouth with a glass of water 15-60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn. Do not use more than 2 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by your doctor. Do not take for more than 14 days in a row without talking with your doctor.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

Side effects

Headache, constipation, or diarrhea may occur. If any of these Famotidine drug class effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has directed you to use Famotidine pregnancy, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Famotidine generic name do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious Famotidine generic name side effects, including

  • easy bruising/bleeding
  • signs of infection
  • mental/mood changes
  • restlessness
  • confusion
  • depression
  • hallucinations

Get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects, including fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, severe dizziness, fainting, seizure.

A very serious allergic reaction to Famotidine drug class is rare. However, get medical help right away.

Warnings & Precautions

  1. Before taking Famotidine dose, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it.
  2. Before using Famotidine pregnancy, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
  3. Do not use to treat children younger than 12 unless directed by the doctor.

Some symptoms may actually be signs of a more serious condition. Get medical help right away if you have:

  • heartburn with lightheadedness/sweating/dizziness
  • chest/jaw/arm/shoulder pain
  • unexplained weight loss.

In addition, before you self-treat with Famotidine generic name, get medical help right away if you have any of these signs of a serious condition:

  • trouble/pain swallowing food
  • bloody vomit
  • vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • bloody/black stools
  • heartburn for over 3 months
  • frequent chest pain
  • frequent wheezing (especially with heartburn)
  • nausea/vomiting
  • stomach pain

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Famotidine dose, especially mental/mood changes (such as confusion), seizures, or unusual tiredness.

Famotidine pregnancy should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Famotidine drug class passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.


Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Store the nonprescription medication at room temperature between 68-86 degrees F (20-30 degrees C). Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Drug interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.

Some products need stomach acid so that the body can absorb them properly. Famotidine decreases stomach acid, so it may change how well these products work. Some affected products include atazanavir, dasatinib, delavirdine, certain azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), pazopanib, among others.

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