Fm 40mg Tablet
Fm 40mg Tablet

Fm 40mg Tablet

By CAPLET INDIA PVT LTD
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Medical Description

Fm Tablet contains famotidine an antacid medicine. It works by blocking the secretion of excess gastric acid thereby reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. Fm Tablet is used to treat peptic ulcer...
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ContainsFamotidine(40.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, GERD
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, constipation, diarrhoea, irregular heart rhythm
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Fm 40 MG

For the treatment of peptic ulcers in the stomach and intestine and to treat abnormal acid production in the stomach

Contraindications of Fm 40 MG

If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine

Side effects of Fm 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Fm 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fm Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fm Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is safe to use this medicine if you breastfeed. It does not cause any harm to the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fm Tablet?
A:
This medicine may cause dizziness, or drowsiness, headache, or confusion. If you feel such symptoms, then do not drive or operate machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fm Tablet?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. It is recommended to consult your doctor for further information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly person with kidney problems, may experience symptoms like confusion, hallucinations, fits or altered mental state, laziness, etc.
  • You have a kidney problem, the doctor may adjust the dose accordingly.
  • You may develop a risk of stomach cancer.

Mode of Action of Fm 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Fm Tablet acts by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. The stomach produces acid to digest food. Excess production of acid can lead to acidity, heartburn, and ulcers. Fm Tablet works b...
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Directions for Use of Fm 40 MG

  • Take Fm Tablet orally as instructed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Fm 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fm Tablet may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a prescripti...
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  • Medicines that can affect the absorption of this medicine are Fosamprenavir, Atazanavir and Rilpivirine used to treat HIV, Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir to treat Hepatitis C, Erlotinib, Nilotinib, Dasatinib ...
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  • If Tizanidine is used along with Fm Tablet, can cause a drop in blood pressure, low heartbeat, or drowsiness.
  • Other medicines are Delavirdine mesylate to treat HIV, Cefditoren (antibiotic) and Antibiotics like Itraconazole or Ketoconazole should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Fm 40 MG

  • Store Famtac tablets below 25°C
  • Keep it in the original container, out of the reach of children and pets

Dosage of Fm 40 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are usually the same as adverse effects like constipation, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, etc. If you think you have taken too much of Famtac 40 medicine, then contact your docto...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Famtac, then take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is acid reflux?

A: There is a valve-like structure called the sphincter between the food pipe and stomach. This valve prevents the acid and the food in your stomach from coming back into the food pipe. When this valve is weak or damaged, acid starts entering the stomach causing, heartburn, difficulty in swallowing, food regurgitation.

Q: Can I reduce my acidity problem by changing my lifestyle habits?

A: Yes, there are certain lifestyle changes that can help you to reduce acidity problems such as maintaining a healthy weight, avoid lying down immediately after meals and sitting for long hours, doing regular exercise, taking proper sleep, avoid staying up late at night, eating smaller meals, reduce smoking if you have a smoking habit as smoking can induce stomach ulcer, avoid sugary and processed food, meat, sodas, alcohol and fried food, etc.

Q: What is Fm Tablet used for??

A: Famtac 40 tablet is an antacid medicine, used to treat excess acid production, heartburn, and stomach ulcers.

Q: When to take Famtac 40 tablet before or after food?

A: Famtac 40 tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q: Are Famtac and Rantac the same?

A: Both the medicines are antacids. However, both have different ingredients. Rantac contains ranitidine, while Famtac contains famotidine.

Q: When should I take the Fm Tablet?

A: Take it exactly as told by your treating doctor. It should preferably be taken after having your meal.

Q: What is the dose of Famtac 40?

A: The dose and frequency of Famtac 40 vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Famtac 40?

A: Headache, dizziness, constipation, diarrhoea are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Famtac 40. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Product Details
Brand
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Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:20 PM (IST)
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