CompositionFamotidine (20 mg)
SALT INFORMATIONFamotidine (20 mg) TYPICAL USAGE Pharmaceutical Aid SIDE EFFECTS Blood dyscrasias, hypotension, tachycardia, emesis, restlessness, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, constipation, bradycardia, jaundice, mental confusion, hypotension, renal failure. DRUG INTERACTION Famotidine is known to interact with other drugs like alcohol, ketoconazole, magnesium trisilicate, probenecid, sodium diatrizoate. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Famotidine binds competitively to H2-receptors located on the basolateral membrane of the parietal cell, blocking histamine affects. This competitive inhibition results in reduced basal and nocturnal gastric acid secretion and a reduction in gastric volume, acidity, and amount of gastric acid released in response to stimuli including food, caffeine, insulin, betazole, or pentagastrin.