Famocid 40 mg


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SKU 416
US Brand Name Pepcid
Strength 40mg
Generic Name Famotidine


Famotidine is a common drug employed in excess of acid is produced in the stomach.  It reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach ulcers, acid reflux and indigestion. Excess production of acid in the stomach can result in inflammation, ulcers and other conditions. It very well treats the gastric problems produces no major side effects. It is available in the tablet form on our website.

The ailments, it is used for:

Famotidine is a potent acid reducer drug given in the following conditions such as:

  • Zollinger Ellison syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disorder
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Prophylaxis of stress ulcers

Understanding the drug Ranitidine:

Famotidineis a potent drug that aims to decrease the acid production and prevents heartburn.

How it works?

Famotidine targets the histamine receptors present in the stomach and parietal cells. It specifically binds to histamine 2 receptor and suppresses the gastric acid production, hydrogen ion concentration and gastric volume. This way, it decreases the acidic levels in the stomach and keeps you away from heartburn like disturbing symptoms.

When should you avoid it?

You should not take Famotidineif you:

  • Are allergic to Ranitidine
  • Have kidney related problems
  • Have  a problem of swallowing
  • Are suffering from unexplained
  • Are pregnant or planning to become a pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding

How much to take?

The dosage is solely decided by the Doctor after assessing your condition and various factors such as age, gender and body weight. One can’t fix the dose as it varies from patient to patient. The usual recommended dose is 150 mg and 300 mg. It can be increased or decreased depending upon the patient’s condition.  Always take the dose as prescribed by the Doctor.

What are the strengths available?

Famotidineis available in following strength  preparations on our website:

  • Aciloc  150 mg
  • Aciloc  300 mg

Who is the manufacturer?

Aciloc is manufactured by Candila healthcare limited, a pharmaceutical giant and is available on our website in the pack of 30 ,60 and 90 tablets.

How to take?

Famotidine is taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor.  Swallow the tablet with a full glass of water. Don’t crush or chew the tablet. Avoid taking any other type of liquid.

When to take?

Always take the medicine as instructed by the Doctor or Pharmacist. Don’t consume the medicine in a greater amount.  Generally, Famotidine150 mg is taken twice a day and 300 mg is taken once a day. The dose intake varies from patient to patient. So, doctor will recommend the best therapeutic dose for you. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.

For how long should it be taken?

Take the medicine as long as recommended by the Doctor. Always ask the doctor before stopping the intake of the drug.

What if you take too much (overdose)?

If overdose, immediately consult with your concerned doctor. Take medical help as soon as possible if you encounter below stated symptoms:

  • Fainting
  • Lightheadedness
  • Lack of coordination

What if you miss the dose?

Famotidineis taken when allergic symptoms arise, so this drug is not generally recommended on the regular basis. If you are asked to take this drug on a routine basis, then try to take the medicine at the same time each day. This reduces the chances of missing a dose. Talk to your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up with the previous one.

What are the side effects?

Every medicine shows some side effects, same way this drug also has some undesired effects with it. Famotidine shows common side effects such as:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Decreased potency
  • Stomach disturbances
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Muscular pain
  • Back pain

Some serious and rare side effects that need serious consideration are stated below:

  • Chest pain, breath shortness and coughing
  • Tachycardia or Bradycardia
  • Swollen face, lips, tongue and throat
  • Fever and chills
  • Vision problems
  • Body aches
  • Cough and flu

Are there any possible drug interactions?

Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, the doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Ranitidine. Drugs listed below may interact with Famotidineand can increase its sedation effect:

  • Itraconazole
  • Iron salts
  • Ketoconazole

What are the things to be taken care of?

  • Always take the medicine as per the prescription
  • Don’t use the expired drugs
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while using this drug
  • Always store the medicine at the room temperature and away from moisture, heat and light
  • Consult with your pharmacist about the proper disposal of the drug
  • Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
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