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Famotidine

Description

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.

ATC Classification

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

Trade names

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Trade names (in combination): DUEXIS

Product Monographs

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