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Famotidine

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Overview

What is Famotidine?

The active ingredient in famotidine for oral suspension is a histamine H-receptor antagonist. Famotidine is N-(aminosulfonyl)-3-[[[2-[(diaminomethylene)amino]-4-thiazolyl]methyl]thio]propanimidamide. The molecular formula of famotidine is CHNOS and its molecular weight is 337.43. Its structural formula is:



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What are the available doses of Famotidine?

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What should I talk to my health care provider before I take Famotidine?

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How should I use Famotidine?

Famotidine for oral suspension is indicated in:

1. Short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer. Most adult patients heal within 4 weeks; there is rarely reason to use famotidine at full dosage for longer than 6 to 8 weeks. Studies have not assessed the safety of famotidine in uncomplicated  active duodenal ulcer for periods of more than eight weeks.

2. Maintenance therapy for duodenal ulcer patients at reduced dosage after healing of an active ulcer. Controlled studies in adults have not extended beyond one year.

3. Short-term treatment of active benign gastric ulcer. Most adult patients heal within 6 weeks. Studies have not assessed the safety or efficacy of famotidine in uncomplicated active benign gastric ulcer for periods of more than 8 weeks.

4. Short-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Famotidine for oral suspension is indicated for short-term treatment of patients with symptoms of GERD (see , ).    Famotidine for oral suspension is also indicated for the short-term treatment of esophagitis due to GERD including erosive or ulcerative disease diagnosed by endoscopy (see , ).

5. Treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions (e.g., Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, multiple endocrine adenomas) (see , ).

Duodenal Ulcer

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Maintenance Therapy:

Benign Gastric Ulcer

Acute Therapy:

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Clinical Studies

Dosage for Pediatric Patients less than 1 year of age Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Pediatric Patients less than 1 year of age

Pediatric Patients less than 1 year of age

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Dosage for Pediatric Patients 1 to 16 years of age

Pediatric Patients 1 to 16 years of age

Pediatric Patients 1 to 16 years of age

Peptic ulcer

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease with or without esophagitis including erosions and ulcerations

Pathological Hypersecretory Conditions (e.g., Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Multiple Endocrine Adenomas)

Oral Suspension

Directions for Preparing Famotidine for Oral Suspension

Stability of Famotidine for Oral Suspension

Concomitant Use of Antacids

Dosage Adjustment for Patients with Moderate or Severe Renal Insufficiency

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY IN ADULTS

PRECAUTIONS

PRECAUTIONS

PRECAUTIONS

PRECAUTIONS


What interacts with Famotidine?

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What are the warnings of Famotidine?

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What are the side effects of Famotidine?

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What might happen if I take too much Famotidine?

ADVERSE REACTIONS

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How should I store and handle Famotidine?

Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) (see USP Controlled Room Temperature). PROTECT FROM LIGHT. KEEP TIGHTLY CLOSED. Sarafem is a registered trademark of Eli Lilly and Company. Propafenone HCl tablets are supplied as white, scored, round, film-coated tablets. 150 mg tablets embossed "5124" and "V" available in blisterpackss of 30.Propafenone HCl tablets are supplied as white, scored, round, film-coated tablets. 150 mg tablets embossed "5124" and "V" available in blisterpackss of 30.


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Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

Pharmacokinetics

Non-Clinical Toxicology
General

Patients with Moderate or Severe Renal Insufficiency

Information for Patients

Drug Interactions

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Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

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Escherichia coli

in vivo

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category B

Nursing Mothers

Pediatric Patients less than 1 year of age

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Patients 1 to 16 years of age

Peptic ulcer

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease with or without esophagitis including erosions and ulcerations

Geriatric Use

Pharmacokinetics

Patients with Moderate or Severe Renal Insufficiency

Dosage Adjustment for Patients with Moderate or Severe Renal Insufficiency

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY IN ADULTS

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

ADVERSE REACTIONS

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY IN ADULTS

PRECAUTIONS

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

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Pediatric Patients

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Reference

This information is obtained from the National Institute of Health's Standard Packaging Label drug database.
"https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/"

While we update our database periodically, we cannot guarantee it is always updated to the latest version.

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Interactions

Interactions

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