Duexis Oral Tablet 800-26.6Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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DUEXIS: Oral tablet (800-26.6mg)

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DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet
Horizon Therapeutics, LLC., affiliate of Horizon Pharma plc
Pill Identification: HZT 

What is this Medicine?

FAMOTIDINE; IBUPROFEN (fa MOE ti deen; eye BYOO proe fen) is two medicines together. Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for arthritis pain. Famotidine is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to prevent stomach problems from the ibuprofen.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for DUEXIS: Oral tablet(800-26.6mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet

NDC: 759870010
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
NSAID-induced Ulcer Prophylaxis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet
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Horizon Therapeutics, LLC., affiliate of Horizon Pharma plc
Pill Identification: HZT 
Shape: oval
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet

Inceased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Lupus-like Symptoms Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Scotomata Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Damage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
8.7-10.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet(Ibuprofen)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Ibuprofen)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet(Ibuprofen)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Ibuprofen)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet(Ibuprofen)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Ibuprofen)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and DUEXIS 800mg-26.6mg Tablet(Famotidine)
Alcohol and H2-blockers(Famotidine)
Side effects from drinking alcohol-containing drinks may get worse if you take H2-blockers such as cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine, and ranitidine. Avoid or minimize your intake of alcohol-containing drinks while taking H2-blockers.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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