Manufacturer: Acichem Laboratories
Trade name: Famotidine FC
Strength: 20 mg
Active ingredient: Famotidine
Category: H2 (histamine-2) receptor blocker
Pregnancy category: Famotidine belongs to FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Famotidine FC 20 mg tablet is used to treat erosive esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer, gastric ulcer.
How to use: Take Famotidine FC 20 mg tablet by mouth with or with out food. It is usually taken once or twice depend on the severity of the condition. If it is prescribed once, it is usually taken at bed time. Along with this medication life style changes are required for better results.
Side Effects: Headache, dizziness, constipation and diarrhea
Dosage: For Peptic ulcer or gastric ulcer: 40 mg orally at night or 20 mg twice a day. For Duodenal ulcer: 20 mg orally once a day. For GERD: 20 mg orally twice a day. For Dyspepsia: 10 mg orally once a day or twice a day.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: December 10th, 2015
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