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Famotidine dosage for adults

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Allergy and Immunology 36 years experience
Famotidine: Famotidine (pepcid) is available otc as a 20mg tablet. Prescription strength is 40mg per day. It is always a good idea to ask your pharmacist to run a... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Probably not: Not clear what you would be treating a 5 week old with Pepcid (famotidine) for without a physician's input? In any case if you give a low 5 -10 mg dos... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anshu Guleria
Urology 35 years experience
Doubt it: I have never heard of anyone getting ed from famotadine. If you stop using it it should be out of your system in just a couple of days.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Sorry, but not it...: There are rare instances where impotence has been reported with Famotidine use, but no more frequently than reported with placebo. In fact, the 20mg d... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Before: You can also take enteric coated Aspirin or Bayers Aspirin to avoid stomach upset as it is absorbed in the intestine If you have heart burn Pepcid ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Acid reducer: Histamine 2 receptor blocker, which decreases production of stomach acid. This allows for healing of inflammation in duodenum, as stomach, and esopha.... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
Pepsid : Famotidine is Pepcid (famotidine) reduces the stomach acid ( hcl) production by blocking h-2 receptors, help to heal peptic ulcers, acid reflex, an... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
22 years experience
Depends: As long as the medication is not a slow release medication it can be crushed.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: It should have an expiration date.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 24 years experience
No: But there are antacids that you should wean off to prevent rebound GERD.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): Not advised to consume expired medications.
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