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Pepcid



USES: This medication is used to treat and prevent ulcers, to treat gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), and to treat conditions associated with excessive acid secretion.

 
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Pepcid

Uses
This medication is used to treat and prevent ulcers, to treat gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), and to treat conditions associated with excessive acid secretion.
Notes
  • For best results, this medication is often used along with lifestyle changes such as stress-reduction programs, exercise and dietary changes.
  • Talk to your health care professional about lifestyle changes you can benefit from.
  • Laboratory tests may be done periodically while using this medication to monitor your progress.

Storage
  • Store in the refrigerator or freezer as directed.
  • If frozen, allow to thaw as directed.
  • An expiration date will be noted on the injection.
  • Properly discard of any unused medication after this date.


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Pepcid. May 29, 1996
Pepcid. May 29, 1996
5612, PEPCID COMPLETE ACID REDUCER
5612, PEPCID COMPLETE ACID REDUCER
Trade Name: Pepcid AC Maximum
Trade Name: Pepcid AC Maximum

How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: This medication is injected into a vein(IV).
  • Use as directed.
  • Do not increase your dose, use this more often than prescribed or stop using this without first consulting your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Headache, dizziness, constipation, diarrhea or irritation at the injection site may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop a rapid or pounding heart rate, jaundice (yellowing of eyes/skin, dark urine), diarrhea, mental confusion, depression, vision changes, joint or muscle pain or ringing in the ears.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or breathing trouble.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of liver disease, kidney disease, if you drink alcohol and of any allergies you may have.
  • Cigarette smoking can affect this medication.
  • Tell your doctor if you smoke and if you stop or start smoking while taking this medication.
  • Elderly persons may be more sensitive to the effects of this medication.
  • Use cautiously.
  • Before using this drug, tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Famotidine is excreted into breast milk.
  • Though there have been no reports (to date) of harm to nursing infants, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered; do not use it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, including ketoconazole and itraconazole.
  • Oral forms of this medication are available in prescription and nonprescription formulations.
  • Do not use both at the same time.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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