About FM Products

Uses of FM Products

Famotidine is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), peptic ulcer disease and heartburn.

FM Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of FM are Headache, Diarrhea, Drowsiness, Constipation.

How FM Products work

Famotidine is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist. It works by reducing the acid produced in the stomach. This helps to relieve acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Patient Concerns about FM Products

Frequently asked questions about FM Products

Frequently asked questions about Famotidine

Q. Can I take FM 40mg Tablet empty stomach?
FM 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. It can be taken once daily before bedtime or twice daily in the morning and before bedtime, as recommended.
Q. How long does it take for FM 40mg Tablet to start working?
FM 40mg Tablet starts working as fast as within 15 minutes from when it is given. Its effect is seen to last all day or all night.
Q. What is the difference between FM 40mg Tablet and Omeprazole?
FM 40mg Tablet and Omeprazole belong to different groups of medicines. While FM 40mg Tablet belongs to histamine H2 antagonists group, Omeprazole belongs to proton pump inhibitors group. Both these medicines work by reducing the amount of acid made by the stomach, to relieve the symptoms and allow healing.
Q. What are the serious side effects of FM 40mg Tablet?
FM 40mg Tablet may have some serious side effects, but these are rare. These side effects may include hives, skin rash, itching, hoarseness and difficulty in breathing or swallowing. Another serious symptom may be swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs. Inform your doctor in case you notice any of the mentioned symptoms.
Q. What are the dos and don’ts while taking FM 40mg Tablet?
Avoid taking aspirin and other painkillers used to treat arthritis, period pain or headache. These medicines may irritate the stomach and make your condition worse. Contact your doctor who may suggest other medicines. Avoid coffee, tea, cocoa and cola drinks because these contain ingredients that may irritate your stomach. Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Eat slowly and chew your food carefully. Try not to rush at meal times. You should stop or cut down on smoking.
Q. Is FM 40mg Tablet safe for long-term use?
There is limited data available on whether FM 40mg Tablet can be used for a long term or not, but it is a relatively safe medicine. You should take it for the duration advised by your doctor. Do not take over-the-counter FM 40mg Tablet for longer than 2 weeks unless advised by your doctor.

Products for FM

FM 40mg Tablet
strip of 14 tablets
Caplet India Pvt Ltd
MRP
8.27
Not Available
FM 20mg Tablet
strip of 14 tablets
Caplet India Pvt Ltd
MRP
4.56
Not Available

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