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Famotidine

FDA Approved: April 16, 2001
Pharm Company: WATSON LABS
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

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Famotidine Overview

Famotidine (INN) /fmtdin/ is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is commonly marketed by Johnson & Johnson/Merck under the trade names Pepcidine and Pepcid and by Astellas under the trade name Gaster. Unlike cimetidine, the first H2 antagonist, famotidine has no effect on the cytochrome P450 enzyme system, and does not appear to i...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famotidine

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Round Yellow Pill M F 1
Round yellow pill with the markings on one side that has a capital M on the top and underneath is a capital F1 ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Famotidine, the active ingredient in Pepcid, it is an antacid that's used to help prevent or treat conditions such as heartburn, ulcers, GERD and gastritis. Learn more Famotidine details here. Where did you find it? This is an over the counter dosage, so the pills are fairly common. ## What is it ?
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teva 5720
WHT THAT PILL FOR ## Hello, Edgardo! How are you? This tablet contains 20mgs of Famotidine, it is an antacid that's used to treat or prevent conditions such as heartburn, GERD, ulcers and gastritis. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
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cerenia
Cerenia - Maropitant Citrate prescribed for our dog an American Eskimo as an antiemetic Dose is 1/2 tab daily for 4 days, then off 3 days then repeat cycle Dispensed as 60 mg pills so dose will be 30 mg/day Or do is 14 years old, apparently very healthy, no history of any problems. He stopped eating, He used to eat everything in sight, we used to tell everyone he was part goat.Such a dramatic change. Blood tests showed elevated BUN, & CRT. rine dilute. We now he did not get into anything like antifreeze et. We have a fenced in yard and when ever they are out we are with them. The vet feels it is chronic kidney disease part of which is due to age They also prescribed Famotidine (5 mg daily) & Mirtazapine (7.5 mg daily).
Updated 4 months ago.
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question regarding this pill
tellme about this pill w 937 and L114 what is the difference on this pills ## Both of these tablets contain 40mgs of Famotidine, the active ingredient in Pepcid. They are just manufactured by different companies, which is normal for generic medications. Learn more Famotidine details here. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
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white pill with w 937
tellme about this pill w 937 what kind of treatment is this can you explain to me please. ## Hello, Martinez! How are you? Both of the tablets you've mentioned contain 40mgs of Famotidine, the active ingredient in Pepcid, so the only different between them is that they've been manufactured by different companies, which is very common with generics. Learn more Famotidine details here. Is there anything else I can help you with?
Updated 6 months ago.
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teva on 1 side 5729 on other, small peach colored pill
found in 19 year olds room with other pills, trying to find out what they are.. thank you ## This tablet contains 40mgs of Famotidine, it's a generic for Pepcid, which is an antacid and is available over the counter. Learn more Pepcid details here. Is there anything else I can help with?
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teva pills 572
small light tan or light peach pill # 572 or5720 what is it and what is it for ## Hi, Wanda! How are you? Can you please double check the imprint? It's hard to make out on these tablets, but I believe what you're looking at is TEVA 5728. I just picked up a new bottle myself. They contain 20mgs of Famotidine, the active ingredient in Pepcid, it's an antacid. Learn more Famotidine details here. Where did you find them? They are available over the counter.
Updated 6 months ago.
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round peach pill l141 imprint on the front of
Two year old son found this at his grams on the floor. He brought it to me so looking it up to see what this is. Please help me with this ## Hi, Pooh! Thankfully, this is nothing severely dangerous, though the dosage might be high for a little guy like that. This is a 20mg Famotidine tablet, a generic for Pepcid, it's an antacid. Learn more Pepcid details here. It's available over the counter and can be used in children when dosed by weight. Is there anything else I can help with?
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L194 is not Famotidine
I also found a round pill that is smooth, round but not flat and has L194 on one side... The other side is blank. I remember taking them I thought for pain but i threw away the bottle.. I don't believe It's for heartburn... Help ## 20mgs of Famotidine is exactly what these tablets are, I have a bottle right here, because I take them every day for GERD and gastritis. Learn more Famotidine details here. These are a generic for Pepcid. Is there anything else I can help with? ## If you don't "believe" that's what they are then you shouldn't post a response here. You should post based on facts. ## Generic Pepcid. Find them at Walmart for $4 per 100.
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pink small round pill 20
small round pink tablet witjh c718 on one side ## peach colored small round ## small round peach colored pill ## From what I can find, this has been identified as being a 20mg Famotidine tablet, a generic or store brand for Pepcid, which is available over the counter. It is an antacid that's used to treat or prevent conditions such as heartburn, GERD, ulcers and gastritis. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness and stomach pain. Learn more Famotidine details here. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Famotidine
  • For Suspension: 40mg/5ml
  • Granule: 40mg/5ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 20mg/50ml
  • Suspension: 40mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 10mg, 20mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 20mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 20mg, 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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