Pepcid (famotidine) is a medication that is used to treat and prevent stomach ulcers.
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Pepcid – Famotidine – 20mg/40mg
- Brand: Stacid Famocid Famotin Forte
- Disease: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease / Ulcers / Heartburn
It can also be used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Pepcid works by decreasing the amount of acid that is produced in the stomach. This can help to relieve symptoms such as heartburn, indigestion, and GERD. Pepcid may also be prescribed to prevent or treat stress ulcers in people who are admitted to the hospital.
Frequently asked Questions
Why do you take Pepcid at night?
It works by decreasing the amount of acid that is produced in the stomach. Pepcid can be taken by mouth or given through a vein (IV) infusion. It is available as a tablet, chewable tablet, extended-release tablet, capsule suspension liquid form, and an injection. The most common side effects of Pepcid are diarrhea, constipation, headache, dizziness, and tiredness.
Can I take Pepcid with high blood pressure medicine?
It is used to treat and prevent ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Pepcid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Some common side effects of Pepcid include headache, diarrhea, and dizziness. Do not drink alcohol while taking Pepcid as it can increase the risk of side effects. Let your doctor know if you have any other medical conditions before taking this medication as it may not be safe for you to take
What foods interact with Pepcid?
It is used to treat and prevent heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD. Pepcid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Some common side effects of Pepcid include headache, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, and vomiting. Do not take more than the recommended dose of Pepcid without first talking to your doctor. Taking too much of this medication can increase your risk of developing serious problems such as kidney damage.
Pepcid should not be taken by people who are allergic to it or other H2 blockers such as cimetidine (Tagamet) and ranitidine (Zantac). Let your doctor know if you have any other medical conditions before taking this medication.
Does Pepcid cause dementia?
It also treats conditions such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Pepcid is available in both prescription and over-the-counter forms. Side effects may include headache, dizziness, constipation, or diarrhea.
Can you take Pepcid with other medications?
It works by decreasing the amount of acid that is produced in the stomach. Pepcid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Do not use Pepcid if you are allergic to famotidine or similar medications such as ranitidine (Zantac), cimetidine (Tagamet), or nizatidine (Axid). If you have kidney disease, liver disease, or a history of Long QT syndrome, you should not take Pepcid. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Take Pepcid exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.. Take each dose with a full glass of water.?Pepcid can be taken with or without food.?Swallow the tablet whole; do not chew it.?If you need to dissolve the tablet before swallowing it mix it with 4 ounces of water then drink immediately.?Do not store mixed medicine for future use.?Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.?
?Pepcid may cause drowsiness. dizziness. headache. dry mouth. constipation., nausea., vomiting., diarrhea..or blurred vision.
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