Facid 20 Tablet

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Facid 20 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Facid 20 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Facid 20 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Acidity
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Peptic Ulcer
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Peptic Ulcer
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: Above 1 years old can take

Facid 20 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Facid 20 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    There are no side effects of Facid in pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Facid 20 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Facid does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Facid 20 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Facid rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Facid 20 Tablet on the Liver?


    Side effects of Facid rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Facid 20 Tablet on the Heart?


    Using Facid does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

    Safe


Facid 20 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Facid 20 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Facid 20 Tablet

  • Is this Facid 20 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Facid 20 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Facid 20 Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Facid 20 Tablet only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Facid 20 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Facid 20 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Facid 20 Tablet


    It is safe to take Facid 20 Tablet with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Facid 20 Tablet


    Consuming Facid 20 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Facid 20 Tablet

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Facid cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Rarely, Facid causes nausea and vomiting. It is a known side effect of this drug. If it persists or becomes severe after taking this drug then discuss with your doctor immediately.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Facid safe?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Facid is safe to use, if taken prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed such as a headache, dizziness, and constipation. If you experience any discomfort after taking this medicine then inform your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Facid cause diarrhea?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Facid has been reported to cause diarrhea. It is a common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this drug. If you are experiencing excessive diarrhea after taking this drug, then consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

Question over 4 years ago

Why Facid is given along with vitamin B 12?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Long-term use of Facid can cause vitamin B12 deficiency. Because it decreases the acid secretion in the stomach which is required for the absorption of vitamin B12. To stop this deficiency, your doctor may prescribe Facid along with vitamin B12.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Facid cause dizziness?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Yes, Facid cane cause dizziness. It is the common side effect of this drug but the exact cause of dizziness is unknown. However, if you experience excess dizziness after taking this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pepcid® (Famotidine)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 650

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 641-643

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