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Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml Rx

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Famotidine Oral Suspension USP is a prescription drug for dogs and cats primarily used in the treatment of stomach (gastric) and intestinal ulcers. It also helps with gastric reflux and for the treatment of stomach inflammation caused by kidney failure. It is a generic for Pepcid. Available in 40 mg/5 ml strength in a 50 ml bottle.
 
* Pet parent must mix this product with water prior to use.
 

What is Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml?

Famotidine is used to help reduce the amount of stomach acid produced. It aids in the treatment of stomach ulcers that are present and helps prevent ulcer formation. Famotidine can also be used to treat gastritis, esophagitis, and gastric or esophageal reflux as well as prevent stomach or duodenal ulcers in animals with kidney failure.

Who is Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml for?

Dogs and Cats

Why use Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml?

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

How does Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml 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.

Manufacturer:

Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Active ingredient(s):

Famotidine (40 mg/5 ml)

How is Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml sold?

50 ml bottle

What are the side effects of Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml?

Side effects from Famotidine are rare, but could include : Loss of appetite or Drowsiness Please contact your veterinarian immediately if you notice any side effects.

What special precautions are there?

Keep away from children and animals. 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?

Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital

How can I store Famotidine Oral Suspension USP, 40 mg/5 ml, 50 ml?

Famotidine should be stored between 68-77oF (20-25°C)

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.

Use as directed by your Veterinarian. * Pet parent must mix this product with water prior to use.

Famotidine (40 mg/5 ml)

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