Famotidine either alone or in combination with some other drugs is used for short term relief from heartburn, upset or sour stomach, indigestion and acidity (GERD; gastro esophageal reflux disease) and gastric ulcers.
How it works
Famotidine belongs to a class of medication call H2 blockers. It acts by preventing release of excess acid by the stomach thus treating the above mentioned conditions.
Common side effects
Unexplained bleeding or bruising, Muscle discomfort, Impotence, Vomiting or stomach pain, Severe dizziness or nausea, Constipation ordiarrhea, Yellowing of eye or skin, Dizziness, Unusual tiredness, Infections, Allergic reactions like swelling of face, Irregular heartbeat, Headache, Fatigue, Breast enlargement in men, Tongue or throat, Discolouration of urine