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ATC Group: A02BA03 Famotidine

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A02
Drugs for acid related disorders
3
A02B
DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD)
4
A02BA
H2-receptor antagonists
5
A02BA03
Famotidine

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Famotidine

Famotidine is a potent competitive H2-receptor antagonist. Famotidine has a rapid onset of action and, at the recommended doses, has a long duration of action and is highly effective at relatively low blood concentrations.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
PEPCID AC Film-coated tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
IE
PEPCID Film-coated tablet
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US
PEPCID Oral suspension
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US