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my wife is 6 months pregnant terrible heartburn tums (calcium carbonate) doesn't help can she take famotidine?

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Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Famotidine is a class B drug and can be used safely in pregnancy. This is true for other drugs in the same category such as ranitidine or cimetidine.
Answered on Jun 12, 2015
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