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In treatment of:
Benign Gastric & Duodenal Ulceration
1. Hypersensitivity to Famotidine
Antacids: Bioavailability of Famotidine slightly decreased, hence antacids in small doses can be given concomitantly.
Adult: 40mg / day
Duodenal ulcer, benign gastric ulcer: 40 mg /day as single dose at bed time or in 2 divided dose (morning and bed time) for 1 - 2 months. Maintenance dose: 20 mg / day at bed time.
Zollinger- Ellison syndrome: 80mg / day in 4 divided doses; dose can be increased if necessary to a maximum up to 800 mg / day
Gastroesophageal reflux disease: 40 mg / day as single dose at bed time or in 2 divided doses (morning and bed time) for maximum 2-3 months, dose can be increased to 80 mg / day in 2 divided doses if needed.
Acid indigestion, Heart burn, Sour stomach: Dose: 20mg/day in 2 divided doses.
PAM: 20mg given night before and in the morning before surgical procedure.