famotidine suspension - oral, Pepcid
GENERIC NAME: FAMOTIDINE SUSPENSION - ORAL (fam-OH-tih-dine)
BRAND NAME(S): Pepcid
USES: Famotidine is used to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines. It may be used to prevent intestinal ulcers from returning after treatment. This medication is also used to treat certain stomach and throat problems caused by too much stomach acid (e.g., Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, erosive esophagitis) or a backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus (gastroesophageal reflux disease-GERD).Famotidine is known as an H2 histamine blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach. This helps heal and prevent ulcers and improves symptoms such as heartburn and stomach pain.
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