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Can 10mg famotidine cause diarrhea? i take it nearly daily & never get side effects. but i got diarrhea 1 hour after taking it today. related?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

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 episode is not due to the medication. If your diarrhea persists on a regular basis, you may need to switch medications. Drink plenty of fluids to remain well hydrated until the diarrhea passes. Good luck.

Answered 2/5/2016

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