FluxidActive Ingredient(s): Famotidine
FDA Approved: * September 24, 2004
Pharm Company: * SCHWARZ PHARMA
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion
Famotidine, sold under the brand name Pepcid among others, is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist medication that decreases stomach acid production. It is used to treat peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It is taken by mouth or by injection into a vein. It begins working within an hour. Common side effects include headache, intestinal upset, and dizziness.[2&a... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.