Famotidine Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Famotidine: Solution for injection (10mg)

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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 relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Pepcid: Solution for injection (10mg)
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Famotidine 40mg/4ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000690125
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Endocrine Adenoma Syndrome, Systemic Mastocytosis, Esophagitis, Gastric Ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Aspiration Prophylaxis, Stress Gastritis Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Diluted product if not used immediately should be refrigerated and used within 48 hours
Store in carton until time of use
Store between 36 to 46 degrees F
Famotidine 40mg/4ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Famotidine 40mg/4ml Solution for Injection

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 40mg/4ml Solution for Injection

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 40mg/4ml Solution for Injection(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 B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

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


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