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Rs.94.83/Pack
Rs 111.57

Rs.9.48/tablet

10 tablet(s)/Pack

Pack Size : 10 tablet

Rs.111.57 Total

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Apsin 40mg tablet

Apsin 40mg tablet is composed of

Famotidine

Primarily used for

Ulcers

Belongs to the category

Antipeptic Ulcerant

Precaution:

 Patients with impaired renal (kidney) function and gastric carcinoma (stomach cancer) are sensitive to the drug. Malignancies should be excluded before the use of this medicine. Blood count and liver functioning should be monitored regularly of patients who are on long term therapy.

 

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usesUses of Apsin 40mg

It is indicated in duodenal ulcer (a sore on the first part of the small intestine) and benign (non-cancerous) gastric ulcers (sores on stomach lining), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a rare digestive disorder that results in excessive gastric acid). It is also used to prevent relapse of duodenal ulcer and for prevention and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (a disorder that causes the digestive juices, foods, or fluids back up from the stomach into the esophagus).

side-effectsSide effects of Apsin 40mg

Headache, dizziness, constipation (difficulty in passing stool), diarrhea (watery stools), nausea, rash, GI upset, abdominal discomfort, anorexia (eating disorder), fatigue, liver enzyme abnormalities, angioedema, arthralgia (joint pain), muscle cramp are some of its side effects. Reversible gynecomastia (enlargement of breasts tissues in males), toxic epidermal necrolysis (a rare and serious skin condition), AV block (a type of heart block, in which there is an interruption in transmission of impulse from atrium to ventricle).

 

 

pillsWhen not to use Apsin 40mg

It is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to histamine and in patients with stomach cancer, moderate and severe kidney disease, and kidney failure.

food-pillsHow to take Apsin 40mg

This medicine should not be taken with food

pills Expert Advice for Apsin 40mg

  • Take with or without meals.
  • Shake oral suspension vigorously for 5-10 seconds before intake. If a chewable tablet is taken, chew thoroughly before swallowing
  • If antacid is to be taken, wait 30 to 60 minutes after taking famotidine.
  • Contact prescriber if there is acute headache, unrelieved constipation (difficulty in passing stool) or diarrhea (watery stools), palpitations (feeling of heart beating fast, black tarry stools, abdominal pain, rash, worsening of condition, or recurrence of symptoms after therapy is completed.
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking during therapy.

Q: Can Famotidine make me sleepless or sleepy?
Q: Does Famotidine help with gas?
Q: Can you take Famotidine after eating?
Q: Can Famotidine cause constipation?
Q: Can one breastfeed when taking this drug?
Q: I’m experiencing muscle pain while taking this medication, is this normal?
Q: Can I take this drug if I have pain or trouble swallowing food?

Warnings

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    Alcohol

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    Pregnancy

    There is no evidence of risk is determined in pregnant females; therefore, caution is advised. Consult your doctor before taking this medication. 

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    This medication is contraindicated in lactating females. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

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