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Famotidine 20 mg side effects

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
Cardiology 51 years experience
It's OK: Even a week or two beyond the expiration date should be OK provided it's kept at recommended temperature.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Can be: Pepcid (famotidine) and other acid-suppression drugs (ppis) are commonly used, for long periods of time for various stomach conditions - and not alway... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Reich
Internal Medicine 8 years experience
Not true: Side effects of prilosec are very rare and tend to occur in sick and hospitalized patients. If pepcid (famotidine) doesn't work and prilosec does wor... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Doubtful: While any medicine can cause adverse effects, the description you provided should,not,produce side effects. More important, is the reality of your sym... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saira Zafar
Internal Medicine 5 years experience
Yes.: Yes, you would be able to take it without major side effect. The reason it's recommended for oral intake prior to meals is because it is best absorbed... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Many: But none terribly common or serious. Read the supplies information for each drug.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Heartburn: For classic heartburn, zantac or pepcid gives quicker relief than ppi's such as prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). It's also helpful to follow a bland... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes/ not necessarily: Yes, Zantac and Pepcid have been used in treatment of ulcer. If this in indeed an endoscopy proven ulcer would still recommend starting with a PPI tha... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Short term and: These were originally recommended for short term use. First look at your diet because reflux is often underlying food allergy. Then consider stress ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Famotidine : Although famotidine can rarely cause diarrhea, the fact that you can take it on a regular basis without side effects make it more likely that today's... Read More

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