Orthopaedic Jobs

Famotidine/Pepcid


- For short term treatment of active duodenal ulcer
- Active ulcer: 40mg PO HS or 20mg PO bid for 4-8 wks then 20mg PO HS; 
- Decrease dose with severe renal failure 
- Unlike Cimetidine is not an inhibitor of the cytochrome P450 system



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 4:33 pm