WHAT IS FAMOTIDINE?
Famotidine Tablet 20Mg belongs to a family of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. This drug functions by lowering the natural production of acid in the stomach. Famotidine is available as various brands across the globe, some of which are Pepcid and Famocid (Sun Pharma).
Famotidine Tablet 20Mg is an acid reducer which is used to primarily treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers. It is also used to combat conditions characterized by excessive acid production in the stomach causing acidity, heartburn and acidity. Famotidine Tablet 20Mg may also be given to people who have gastro-esophageal reflux disease or GERD and other conditions in which the stomach acid flows into the esophagus and causes reverse flow of enzymes. Famotidine may also be used for few other conditions not mentioned here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT FAMOCID 20 MG TABLET:
Initial symptoms of heart attack are often misunderstood as heartburn. Get immediate and urgent medical attention if you have chest pain and the pain is advancing to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, and a general ill feeling. You must not take Famotidine Tablet 20Mg (Pepcid, Famocid) if you are allergic to it or other similar drugs like Ranitidine, Cimetidine, or Nizatidine. You must also not take these similar medications along with Famotidine, unless your doctor advises you to do so.