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Famotidine

Fluxid, Pepcid, Pepcid Ac, Pepcid Rpd (famotidine) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Famotidine was first approved as Fluxid on 1986-10-15. It is used to treat duodenal ulcer, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, heartburn, and helicobacter infections amongst others in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against histamine H2 receptor. Pepcid's patent is valid until 2021-08-26 (FDA).
Trade Name Fluxid, Pepcid, Pepcid Ac, Pepcid Rpd
Common Name Famotidine
Indication duodenal ulcer, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, heartburn, helicobacter infections, peptic esophagitis, stomach ulcer, urticaria, zollinger-ellison syndrome
Drug Class H2-receptor antagonists (cimetidine type)
Famotidine
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