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    Brand Name: PEPZAN

    Generic Name: Famotidine

    Generic for Pepzan* (Famotidine) is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines. This medication is also used to treat Zollinger–Ellison syndrome, erosive esophagitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Generic for Pepzan* improves the ulcer symptoms such as heartburn and stomach pain. It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Bio-equivalent drug for Pepzan* is Famotidine
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What is Generic for Pepzan* used for?

Generic for Pepzan* (Famotidine) is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines. This medication is also used to treat Zollinger–Ellison syndrome, erosive esophagitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Generic for Pepzan* improves the ulcer symptoms such as heartburn and stomach pain. It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Pepzan*?

The dosage of Generic for Pepzan* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Pepzan* can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Pepzan*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Pepzan* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Pepzan*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Pepzan*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Pepzan*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Pepzan*

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Pepzan*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Pepzan* can interact with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Pepzan*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Pepzan* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Pepzan* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Pepzan* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Pepzan* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Pepzan* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, weakness, and joint pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Pepzan*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Pepzan*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Pepzan* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Pepzan*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Pepzan*?
How will Generic for Pepzan* work in my body?
How should Generic for Pepzan* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Pepzan* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Pepzan* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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