Famotidine Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Famotidine: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Famotidine 10mg Tab
Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: 2662  |  logo 10
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Acid Reducer 10mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

FAMOTIDINE (fa MOE ti deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also relieve heartburn from acid reflux.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Famotidine: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Famotidine 10mg Tablet

NDC: 001722662
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Endocrine Adenoma Syndrome, Systemic Mastocytosis, Esophagitis, Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, Dyspepsia, Gastric Ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Pyrosis (heartburn)

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Famotidine 10mg Tablet
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Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: 2662  |  logo 10
Shape: round
Color: peach

Reported Side Effects for Famotidine 10mg Tablet

Constipation Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
4.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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 Famotidine 10mg 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.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Famotidine 10mg 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
Lactation

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


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