Famocid 40 Tablet is an antacid. It reduces the amount of acid produced by your stomach. It is use to treat and prevent heartburn, indigestion and other symptoms caused by too much acid in the stomach. Its is also use to treat and prevent stomach ulcers, reflux disease and some other rare conditions.
Famocid 40 Tablet is also commonly prescribe to prevent stomach ulcers and heartburn cause due to the use of painkillers. It must be swallowed whole with water before or after a meal. The medicine must be taken in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. This medicine should relieve indigestion and heartburn within a few hours. If the symptoms persist or get worse even after 14 days of treatment, you should consult your doctor immediately. It is not recommended to take this medicine in severe stomach disease. You can help the medicine work better by eating smaller meals more often and avoiding spicy or oily foods.
Most people who take Famocid 40 Tablet do not have any side effects but the most common ones include headache, dizziness, drowsiness, diarrhea, and constipation. If you do get a side effect, it is usually mild and will go away when you stop taking this medicine or as you adjust to it. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you or do not go away.
Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Also, tell your doctor if you are taking other medications. This medicine is usually considered safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding if a doctor has prescribed it. Avoid drinking alcohol as this can increase the amount of acid in your stomach, and make your symptoms worse.
USES OF FAMOCID TABLET
- Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
- Treatment of Peptic ulcer disease
BENEFITS OF FAMOCID TABLET
In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic condition which is like having heartburn consistently rather than just occasionally. It happens because a muscle above your stomach relaxes too much and allows stomach contents to come back up into your esophagus and mouth. Famocid 40 Tablet reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribe for it to be effective.