Anaesthetic adjuncts: It is used in patients undergoing prolonged operations, caesarian section; obese patients are at increased risk of gastric regurgitation and aspiration pneumonia. It raises pH of gastric juice and also reduces its volume and thus chances of regurgitation. It is now routinely used before prolonged surgery.
2.Benign gastric ulcer
3.Zollinger- Ellison syndrome
4.Gastroesophageal reflux diseases
8.Preanaesthetic medication (PAM)
Duodenal ulcer, benign gastric ulcer: 40 mg /day as single dose at bed time or in 2 divided dose (morning and bed time) for 1 - 2 months. Maintenance dose: 20 mg / day at bed time.
Zollinger- Ellison syndrome: 80mg / day in 4 divided doses; dose can be increased if necessary to a maximum up to 800 mg / day
Gastroesophageal reflux disease: 40 mg / day as single dose at bed time or in 2 divided doses (morning and bed time) for maximum 2-3 months, dose can be increased to 80 mg / day in 2 divided doses if needed.
Acid indigestion, Heart burn, Sour stomach: Dose: 20mg/day in 2 divided doses.
PAM: 20mg given night before and in the morning before surgical procedure.
Home Delivery for Famotidine in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for famotidine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for famotidine may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take famotidine only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for famotidine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for famotidine with the pharmacy.
Famotidine is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for famotidine might be better known than famotidine itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have famotidine in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for famotidine.