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What can I do if erectile disfunction occure after 9 days intake of 20mg famotidine? Can solve this problem by discont. This drug? After how many days
Stop Famotidine: Even though Erectile dysfunction has been reprted in patients taking Famotidine.But in the study they found the same number who were not taking famotidine and just placebo also had ED.In your case here your ED started after you started taking this drug.I will stop the drug and your problem will be solved in 2to 3 days.Famotidine has half life of 2.5 to 3.5 hours.So most of the drug will be out of ...Read more
If i m serious about drug releated side effect like sexual problem and austiopenia, which is better for me? Famotidine or pantaprazole?
I beleive: Either drug would help with stomach acid without impacting sexual function or bone mineralization. ...Read more
Which is better drug to treat cronic gastritis and functional dyspepsia? Pantaprazole or famotidine?
I was prescribed vicodin and famotidine but I also chew nicotine gum, is it safe to take all of these drugs together?
Acid reducer: Histamine 2 receptor blocker, which decreases production of stomach acid. This allows for healing of inflammation in duodenum, as stomach, and esopha. Not as potent as ppi drugs like prilosec, which inhibit proton pumps in the stomach to further decrease production of acid. ...Read more
An acid blocker: Famotidine is one of a class of drugs called h2 (histamine-2) receptor blockers--it dials down stomach acid production in a dose-dependent manner (e.g. More drug, less acid). First prescribed > 25 years ago, it is now available in lower dose as an over-the-counter acid remedy. ...Read more
An acid reducer: This is a drug that belongs to the h2 blocker group. By blocking the h2 receptor in the stomach it leads to a reduction in the production of acid. This beneficial effect is what makes it useful in the treatment of gastritis, ulcers and acid reflux disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably but why?: With generic versions available, it is cheap enough to not to worry over the cost. I am unaware of expired Pepcid (famotidine) causing harms although it may be less effective. The us army had done some study on this issue and found that many but not all drugs could be used for , i believe, a few more years after the expiration date. ...Read more
See your doctor: If you are taking 2 pecid tabs a day and are still having symptoms you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Most medicines may still work years after the expiration date, but the effect may be weak or unpredictable. There are few medications that never should be taken after the expiration date ( example : : tetracyclines. Avoid liquid antibiotics, insulin, & nitroglycerine).If the expiration date passed a few years ago and it's important that your drug is absolutely 100% effective get a new bottle. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pepcid (famotidine): In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more