Famotidine Injectable Solution 10 mg/mL
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- stomach acid
- stomach acid reflux
- ulcers in stomach or intestines
- ulcers in stomach or intestines
This is an IV medicine. It is given through a sterile tube directly into the vein by a healthcare provider.
Carefully follow the instructions for preparing this medicine before injection.
Read and make sure you understand the instructions for measuring your dose and using the syringe before using this medicine.
Always inspect the medicine before using.
The liquid should be clear and colorless.
Check the medicine before each use. If the liquid medicine has any particles in it, appears discolored, or if the vial appears damaged, do not use it.
Keep this medicine in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Protect medicine from light.
Speak with your nurse or pharmacist about how long the medicine can be stored safely at room temperature or in the refrigerator before it needs to be discarded.
Never use any medicine that has expired.
Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.
Wash your hands before and after handling this medicine.
Use this medicine at the same time each day.
If you miss a dose, contact your doctor for instructions.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.
This medicine can reduce the absorption of other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the best times to use this product.
Do not take the medicine more than twice during 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Used needles and syringes should be thrown away properly in a medical waste container. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need help.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- reaction at the area of the injection (pain, redness, swelling)
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- bleeding that is severe or takes longer to stop
- unusual bruising or discoloration on skin
- fast or irregular heart beats
- slow heartbeat
- mood changes
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.https://krames.meducation.com/V2.0/fdbpem/3033
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