FAMULTRAN table. 20 mg. 30 tablets
FAMULTRAN table. 20 mg. 30 tablets
FAMULTRAN WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
Famotidine block type specific receptors in the gastric mucosa ( histamine H2 -blocker ) and thereby inhibit the secretion of stomach acid . Reduces the amount of gastric juice and the concentration of hydrogen ions in it. Has some protective effect on gastric mucosa. The effect is long-lasting , which makes it possible to adopt in larger time intervals. Famultran apply:
Treatment of duodenal ulcers and prevention of recurrence .
Treatment of benign gastric ulcer ;
Treatment of gastro -oesophageal reflux disease ( burning sensation, weight acid in the esophagus , belching ), prevention of recurrence of symptoms , ulcers and ulcers in the gastro - esophageal reflux disease ezofagsalna
Conditions of significantly increased production of hydrochloric acid , incl. syndrome of Zollinger-Ellison;
2.Before TAKE FAMULTRAN
2.1 Do not take Famultran
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to famotidine or any of the other ingredients of Famultran , if you suffer from allergic reactions to other drugs of the same group H2- blockers / ;
if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
The product is not for use in children and adolescents , as there is not enough experience for its safe use.
Ask your doctor if you are unsure of the above-described
Take special care with Famultran
If you have a stomach ulcer for many years and complaints have exacerbated appeared again or have not responded to treatment . Before starting treatment with this product should be excluded malignant disease of the stomach ;
If you have had allergic reactions to drugs of this class , eg . those containing ranitidine, cimetidine .
If you have kidney disease ( vzh.t.3 ) .
2.2 Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. Famultran not alter the effect of warfarin , theophylline , phenytoin , diazepam , propranolol, aminopyrine and antipyrine .
Reducing the acidity of gastric juice , famotidine can reduce absorption of ketoconazole at the same time.
It is not recommended to be administered in conjunction with products that reduce the acidity of gastric juice , etc. antacids. It is the interval between doses can be not less than two hours.
2.3 Taking Famultran with food and drink
Famultran can be taken with meals , as there is evidence that food increases its absorption .
It is not recommended during treatment with Famultran consume alcohol as it irritates the lining of the esophagus and the stomach and thus can reduce the performance of the product .
2.4 Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
The product is not used during pregnancy because there are no data about its safety to the fetus and newborn.
Famotidine passes into breast milk and therefore the drug should not be used during breastfeeding. If treatment is necessary , breastfeeding should be discontinued during the treatment.
2.5 Driving and using machines
This product does not adversely affect the ability to drive and use machines.
2.6 Important information about some of the ingredients of Famultran
Famultran contains milk sugar (lactose ) . If you have realized by your doctor that you have intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
The content of wheat starch can cause diarrhea in patients suffering from celiac enteropatiya.Patsienti allergic to wheat / non celiac / no need to take the product .
3.How TO TAKE FAMULTRAN
Always take Famultran just as you have been told your lekar.Ako not sure about anything , ask your doctor or pharmacist.
For the treatment of duodenal ulcer - a recommended dose of 40 mg at bedtime for 4 weeks may be applied , and 20 mg twice daily. Supportive treatment - 20 mg at bedtime .
For treatment of benign gastric ulcer active - 40 mg in the evening before bedtime for 4 weeks ;
For the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease - 20 mg twice daily for 6 weeks at ulceration - 20-40 mg twice daily for 12 weeks ;
For the treatment of conditions associated with a significantly increased production of hydrochloric acid - the initial dose of 20 mg every 6 hours , at the discretion of the physician , and higher (up to 160 mg per 6 hours).
The duration of treatment with Famultran must be determined by a physician Vashtshiya .
Patients with kidney disease
Renal disease ( creatinine clearance values below 30 ml / min) daily dose is 20 mg or the interval between doses is increased to 36-48 hours. Consult your doctor before using this medicine .
Patients with liver disease
It is not necessary to adjust the dosage.
Children and adolescents
Not be treated with famotidine, lack of experience with the use of this medicine in children and adolescents.
In elderly patients do not require dosage adjustment .
If you take more dose Famultran
If you you accidentally take more than the prescribed dose , contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately . Take the remaining tablets or this leaflet with you to know exactly what metsinskiya staff medications you take .
No evidence of an overdose , even at doses of 640 mg daily. In the case of
adopted overdose quantity of the product should be removed from stomach
the patient should be under control and appropriate treatment .
If you forget to take Famultran
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Take the normal dose as soon as possible once you identify gaps and take your normal dose on the next day.
4.POSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Famultran can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them . When taking this medicine , you can get some of the described events below . If this happens , tell your doctor.
When treated with the product may occur the following side effects :
General disorders : very rare lighter fever , fatigue, weight loss.
Cardiac disorders: very rare - heart rhythm .
Gastrointestinal disorders: Rare: diarrhea , constipation , very rare - vomiting , nausea , loss of appetite , feeling sick in the stomach , dry mouth .
Blood and lymphatic system disorders: very rare - a decrease in the number or lack of white blood cells , decreased blood pdochitsi (thrombocytopenia)
Musculo - skeletal and connective tissue disorders: very rare muscle cramps (involuntary muscle contractions) , arthralgia
Nervous system disorders : Rare: headache, dizziness , very rare , numbness and tingling / paresthesia / .
Psychiatric disorders: very rare - reversible psychotic disorders such as hallucinations , confusion , agitation , depression and anxiety, insomnia.
Svrahchuvstvietlnost - hives, itching in the genitals .
If any of the side effects gets serious , or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5.HOW TO STORE FAMULTRAN
Keep out of reach of children.
Famultran not use after the expiry date stated on the carton. Drug store at temperatures below 25 ° C.
Do not use Famultran if you notice that the tablets have changed in appearance or show other signs of deterioration . Ask your pharmacist for advice.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required . These measures will help to protect the environment.
What does Famultran
Famultran 20 mg film-coated tablets
An active substance per tablet : 20 mg of famotidine
Famultran 40 mg film-coated tablets
An active substance per tablet : 40 mg of famotidine
Other ingredients are: corn starch , lactose monohydrate, copovidone , povidone , microcrystalline cellulose , crospovidone, magnesium stearate