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Does famotidine come in liquid form?

Prescription famotidine oral tablet is available as a generic drug and as a brand-name drug. Brand name: Pepcid. Prescription famotidine also comes as a liquid suspension you take by mouth, and in an injectable form that's only given by a healthcare provider. Famotidine also comes in over-the-counter forms.

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In this way, does famotidine come in a liquid?

Use: Famotidine oral liquid is used in the treatment of heartburn in patients who cannot swallow the tablets or cannot take the commercial product. The nonprescription product is labeled for the relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach.

Subsequently, question is, does famotidine dissolve in water? Famotidine is a white to pale yellow crystalline compound that is freely soluble in glacial acetic acid, slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in water, and practically insoluble in ethanol.

Consequently, does liquid famotidine need to be refrigerated?

Oral Liquid Formulations After reconstitution, each 5 mL contains 40 mg of famotidine. Shake suspension well prior to each use. Measure dosage with calibrated device for accuracy. Storage of reconstituted suspension: Store at room temperature (15—30 degrees C, 59—86 degrees F) for up to 30 days.

Is famotidine the same as Zantac?

Pepcid (famotidine) and Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride) are H2-blockers used to treat and prevent recurrence of stomach and duodenal ulcers. Pepcid and Zantac are available over-the-counter (OTC) and in generic form.

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