FM 40mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:11 am

FM 40mg Tablet

Uses of FM 40mg Tablet

FM 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Gastric Ulcer, Heartburn, Indigestion

Side effects of FM 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of FM 40mg Tablet are – Headache, Confusion, Constipation, Diarrhea, Dizziness

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using FM 40mg Tablet

Do not use FM 40mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Famotidine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using FM 40mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How FM 40mg Tablet works

FM 40mg Tablet contains – Famotidine

Famotidine works by blocking histamine H2 receptors that are found on the cells in the stomach lining. A natural body chemical called histamine normally binds to these receptors, causing the cells to produce stomach acid.

Dosage of FM 40mg Tablet

The dosage of FM 40mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of FM 40mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of FM 40mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Famtac 40mg Soflets  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

19.90  14 soflets Strip Tablets Strip

Famit 40mg Tablet  ( Tas Med India Pvt. Ltd. )

6.12  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Fadine 40mg Tablet  ( Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

4.24  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Famonext 40mg Tablet  ( Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

6.94  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Famodil 40mg Tablet  ( Stadmed Pvt. Ltd. )

5.31  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- antacids, sucralfate: Possibly decreased absorption of famotidine.

bone marrow depressants: Increased risk of blood dyscrasias.

itraconazole, ketoconazole: Possibly decreased absorption of these drugs.

Activity :- alcohol use: Possibly increased blood alcohol level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.