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- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Famotidine (fa-moe-ti-deen) is a medication that is used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers; it works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach.
- Used in dogs and cats
- Helps heal ulcers that are already present
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
This drug should not be used in patients that have had an allergic reaction to it or similar drugs (eg, ranitidine) in the past.
This drug should be used with caution in pregnant or older animals, animals with liver or kidney problems and animals with heart disease
Food and Drug Interactions
Other drugs can interact with famotidine so tell your veterinarian what medications (including vitamins, supplements, herbal therapies, and treats) you are giving your animal
There are no specific precautions required when handling this medication unless you are allergic to it. Wash your hands after handling any medication.
Possible Side Effects
Famotidine is generally tolerated well by both dogs and cats, but in some animals it may cause vomiting, diarrhea, decreased or loss of appetite dry mouth or skin.
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Tablets should be stored in light-resistant containers at room temperature.