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Famotidine Tablets are a prescription drug for dogs and cats primarily used in the treatment of stomach (gastric) and intestinal ulcers. They also help with gastric reflux and for the treatment of stomach inflammation caused by kidney failure. It is a generic for Pepcid. Available in 20 mg and 40 mg 100 count bottles.  

What is Famotidine Tablets?

Famotidine is a prescription for dogs and cats primarily used in the treatment of stomach (gastric) and intestinal ulcers.

Who is Famotidine Tablets for?

Dogs and Cats

Why use Famotidine Tablets?

-Helps your pets ulcer heal -Assists in the treatment of stomach inflammation caused by kidney failure -Helps with gastric reflux

How does Famotidine Tablets work?

An anti-ulcer drug, Famotidine belongs to the histamine receptor-2 blocker class. The secretion of gastric acid occurs when H-2 receptors present in the cell membranes of stomach cells are stimulated. By blocking the H-2 receptors, gastric acid will not be secreted, thus helping the ulcer heal.


BluePoint Labs or other generic brand

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How is Famotidine Tablets sold?

20 mg & 40 mg Bottles of 100 Tablets

What are the side effects of Famotidine Tablets?

Famotidine could be responsible for certain side effects in animals. This drug should not be administered to animals with hypersensitivity or allergy. Famotidine should be prescribed with extreme caution in animals with kidney or liver disease.

What special precautions are there?

Famotidine exhibits the tendency to interact with other medications such as Digoxin and Ketoconazole. Famotidine should also be used with caution in pets that are pregnant or pets suffering from liver, kidney, or heart disease. Therefore, consult a veterinarian before administering Famotidine to your pet.

What to do if overdose?

Overdose of Famotidine is rare, but if you suspect your pet may have overdosed, seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of Famotidine overdose may include vomiting, pale gums, rapid heart rate, restlessness, or collapse.

How can I store Famotidine Tablets?

Store Famotidine Injection at 2°-8°C (36°-46°F). If solution freezes, bring to room temperature; allow sufficient time to solubilize all the components.

Helpful Tips:

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

The recommended dose of Famotidine to be administered to pets is 0.25 to 0.5 mg per pound (0.5 to 1.0 mg/kg) every 12 to 24 hours.If you miss a dose while giving your pet Famotidine, administer is as soon as your remember during the same day. However, if you do not remember until the next day, skip the missed dose and only give your pet the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give your pet a double dose of Famotidine.


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