Famotidine Tablets are a prescription medicine for dogs and cats that are used to treat stomach (gastric) or intestinal ulcers. Inflammation of the stomach caused by gastric reflux or renal failure can also be treated with this medicine. It is the generic alternative to the name-brand Pepcid.
Who is Famotidine Tablet for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Famotidine Tablet?
This medicine is primarily used to aid in the healing of ulcers, but it also helps treat gastric reflux and renal failure-related inflammation.
How does Famotidine Tablet work?
This medication belongs to the H-2 receptor blocker category. By suppressing the release of gastric acid in the stomach, it effectively prevents ulcer development and allows existing ulcers to heal. It accomplishes this by minimizing the activation of stomach cell membranes.
BluePoint Labs or other generic brand
How is Famotidine Tablet sold?
Sold per Tablet in the following strengths : 20 mg & 40 mg.
What are the side effects of Famotidine Tablet?
Administer cautiously to pets with kidney or liver disease. Never administer to a pet with a known famotidine hypersensitivity or allergy. Side effects are possible with famotidine use.
What special precautions are there?
Before using this product, get guidance from a veterinarian. Use with caution if your pet has heart, kidney, or liver issues. Use with caution if your pet is pregnant. If the animal is taking any medicine, such as Ketoconazole or Digoxin, keep an eye out for side effects. Keep away from animals and children.
Contact the closest emergency animal clinic. Symptoms of an overdose include pale gums, vomiting, rapid heart rate, restlessness, or collapse.
How can I store Famotidine Tablet?
Keep this product refrigerated at all times between the temperature of 36-46°F (2-8°C). If the product is frozen, allow it to thaw to room temperature before using the solution. This gives the solution sufficient time to solubilize.
Never administer 2 doses at once. If you miss a dose, administer it as soon as you remember, unless the next dose is due soon - in which case, skip the missed dose altogether. Average dosing recommendations are 0.25-0.5 mg for every pound of body weight. Administer every 12 to 24 hours.