- Helps your pets ulcer heal
- Assists in the treatment of stomach inflammation caused by kidney failure
- Helps with gastric reflux
- for Dogs and Cats
Possible Side Effects:
For dogs and cats, if any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving famotidine and seek emergency veterinary medical attention an allergic reaction difficulty breathing swelling of the lips tongue or face hives. Side effects are rare but may include loss of appetite and tiredness. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Possible Drug Interactions:
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given antacids, metoclopramide, Sucralfate, digoxin, or ketoconazole as interactions can occur. Give famotidine 2 hours before or 2 hours after the other medications. When given with azathioprine, famotidine may further decrease white blood cell counts. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with famotidine. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines including vitamins, and supplements.
Famotidine should be used with caution in pets that are pregnant or pets with heart, kidney, or liver disease.
Store Famotidine Injection at 2°-8°C (36°-46°F). If solution freezes, bring to room temperature; allow sufficient time to solubilize all the components.
Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet.
Dogs/Puppies: All weights 0.22 mg-0.44 mg per pound every 12-24 hours
Cats/Kittens: All weights 0.22 mg per pound every 12-24 hours
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Famotidine should not be given with food. Food will decrease its effectiveness. Store famotidine at room temperature away from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from children and pets.
Miss a dose: Give the missed dose as soon as you remember during the same day. However, if you don¿t remember until the next day, skip the dose you missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
Overdose is rare. If overdose is suspected, seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of famotidine overdose may include vomiting, restlessness, pale gums, rapid heart frate, or collapse. What should I avoid while giving Famotidine to my pet: Famotidine should not be used in animals allergic to it. Use famotidine with caution in animals with heart, kidney, or liver disease. Use with caution in pregnant females.