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How often can i take famotidine 20 mg?

Take famotidine exactly as your doctor tells you to. There are two different strengths of tablet available – 20 mg and 40 mg. You may be prescribed famotidine to take twice a day, in the morning and evening, or just once daily in the evening.Occupation: Available as: Type of medicine: 

When should you take Pepcid? Pepcid should be taken at the same time(s) each day to maintain an even level of the drug in your blood. If you take it just once a day, it is usually best to take at bedtime. For Pepcid to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Can you take famotidine everyday? Take famotidine exactly as your doctor tells you to. There are two different strengths of tablet available – 20 mg and 40 mg. You may be prescribed famotidine to take twice a day, in the morning and evening, or just once daily in the evening.

Can you take Pepcid everyday? Pepcid AC is used to relieve heartburn symptoms associated with indigestion. It also can be used to prevent the heartburn symptoms when you eat or drink something known to trigger your discomfort. You can take Pepcid AC on an “as needed” basis if your symptoms are mild. If you feel you need to take the Pepcid everyday you probably…

Can Pepcid be taken daily? Do not take more prescription Pepcid than recommended. Oral doses of up to 640 mg a day have reportedly been given to adults with conditions involving excess stomach acid with no serious problems. However, you should stick with the doses your doctor recommends.

Precautions

Precautions

  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Limit alcohol consumption and stop using tobacco.
  • Avoid caffeine which is in coffee, tea & colas
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Limit alcohol consumption and stop using tobacco.
  • Avoid caffeine which is in coffee, tea & colas
  • Call doctor if you are not getting better

  • For suspension, reconstituted, oral products : Shake well & measure with dosing spoon/cup/syringe. Call MD now for heartburn with sweating & dizziness. Important to try not to skip doses. Tell doctor if you have kidney problems.
  • For tablet products : Do not use in kids less than 12 years.
  • For vial products : Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor. Don’t use if solution has particles or color change. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Refrigerate. If drug gets frozen, thaw before use.

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Was this helpful?How much Pepcid can you take daily? The recommended dosage of Pepcid for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD) in adults is Pepcid 20 mg, taken twice daily for up to six weeks. For people with esophagitis (damage to the esophagus) due to GERD, the recommended dose is Pepcid 20 mg or 40 mg, taken twice daily for up to 12 weeks.

When to take Pepcid AC before drinking? If you are using over-the-counter Pepcid ACto prevent heartburn, you should take it 10 to 60 minutes before eating or drinking the foods that cause heartburn(up to twice a day). If you take Pepcid on a regular basis (not just when you need it), it should be taken at the same time(s) each day to maintain an even level of the drug in your blood.

Can you take a Tums after taking Pepcid AC? 1 doctor agreed: No: Tums is basically just a calcium pill while Pepcid (famotidine) is an acid blocker. Yes: As long as you need both to control your symptoms. Yes: But if your symptoms are severe enough, it would be a good idea to consult a gastroenterologist. Zantac (ranitidine): Nope, but it will calm your stomach down.

Is Pepcid safe to take? Not all over-the-counter medications are safe for everyone. Pepcid AC comes in a chewable tablet. Chew the tablet completely before swallowing. If you are taking Pepcid AC for the treatment of stomach or intestinal ulcer it can take up to eight weeks for the condition to heal.