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Are confusion and seizures side effects of pepcid (famotidine)?

Can be. Pepcid (famotidine) and other acid-suppression drugs (ppis) are commonly used, for long periods of time for various stomach conditions - and not always needed. First, almost any side effect can happen with almost any drug, and each person can have their "own" side effect. In general however, seizures are very uncommon with ppis but can happen. Confusion is a little more common esp in older folks. Read more...

What are the side affects of formantine for pepcid (famotidine)?

Unknown. These rx work differently to the same goal-reduce acid in stomach.I think side effects would be small and similar.Pepcid (famotidine) is a bit stronger as a ppi vs h2 blocker. Read more...

My 3.5 mo old daughter's weight is 10 lb-3rd percentile. Eats very less. Dr started cyproheptadine 0.8 ml, is on Pepcid (famotidine) too 0.6 ml twice. Any side effect?

Yes-many. There are side effects to both these drugs--too long to list here. Read the pamphlet or discuss with your pharmacist when you pick up the medications. More importantly it is perfectly fine if a child is at the 3rd percentile as long as they are gaining in ht, wt, and head circumference appropriately. If she is losing weight, that is a serious issue. Check with your pediatrician frequently. Read more...