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Famosin® contains the active substance famotidine, which prevents the action of the body’s own histamine on the stomach lining (H2 receptor antagonist).

Famosin® 20 and 40 mg are used:

  • in duodenal ulcers.
  • for benign stomach ulcers.
  • to prevent the recurrence of duodenal ulcers.
  • in conditions of excessive acidity, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
  • for the prevention and treatment of stress-related ulcers, as a supportive measure in bleeding from mucosal lesions of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
  • for inflammation of the oesophagus due to reflux of gastric juice (reflux oesophagitis).
  • for the treatment of heartburn (acid regurgitation).

Famosin® 40 mg is also used:

  • for joint treatment, e.g. with antibiotics, of infections with so-called Helicobacter bacteria.
  • for stomach and duodenal ulcers in connection with treatment with certain rheumatism medicines (so-called NSAIDs).

Active substance: Famotidine

Strength Pack size
20 mg 20, 50
40 mg 10, 30

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