famotidine/calcium carbonate/magnesium hydroxide (OTC)Brand and Other Names:Dual Action Complete, Pepcid Complete, more...Tums Dual Action

 
 
 

Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

famotidine/calcium carbonate/magnesium hydroxide

chewable tablet

  • 10mg/800mg/165mg
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Heartburn/Indigestion

Chew 1 tablet completely, then swallow; do not exceed 2 tablets/24 hr

Dosage Forms & Strengths

famotidine/calcium carbonate/magnesium hydroxide

chewable tablet

  • 10mg/800mg/165mg
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Heartburn/Indigestion

<12 years

  • Safety & efficacy not established

>12 years

  • Chew 1 tablet completely, then swallow; do not exceed 2 tablets/24 hr
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            Adverse Effects

            Frequency Not Defined

            Headache

            Constipation

            Diarrhea

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            Warnings

            Contraindications

            Hypersensitivity

            Caution

            Severe renal or hepatic impairment

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            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy category: B

            Lactation: American Academy of Pediatrics classifies as compatible with breast feeding

            Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

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            Pharmacology

            Mechanism of Action

            Famotidine is an H2-antagonist

            Calcium carbonate & magnesium hydroxide are antacids

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