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User Reviews for Famotidine

Also known as: Acid Controller Maximum Strength, Acid Controller Original Strength, Acid Reducer Maximum Strength, Acid Reducer Original Strength, Fluxid, Heartburn Relief, Heartburn Relief Maximum Strength, Mylanta AR, Pepcid, Pepcid AC, Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets, Pepcid AC Maximum Strength, Pepcid AC Maximum Strength Tablets, Pepcid Oral Suspension, Pepcid RPD

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Duodenal Ulcer 1 reviews 137 medications
   
8.0
Peptic Ulcer 1 reviews 34 medications
   
8.0
Urticaria 1 reviews 184 medications
   
8.0
Allergic Urticaria 2 reviews 31 medications
   
7.5
GERD 8 reviews 224 medications
   
7.1
Indigestion 1 reviews 248 medications
   
4.3
Summary of Famotidine reviews 14 reviews 7.2

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Pepcid (famotidine) for GERD: "Been on this medication 15 days; noticed after 7 days a drop in sexual performance; after 14 days a complete inability to get an erection."

   
3.0

RRH March 6, 2016

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For Indigestion: "My docter prescribed this for me for nausea and acid in my stomach..I took 1 pill an I could feel it in my stomach..for the first 20mins I felt a burning cool sensation like tingly feeling in my stomach. Then I couldn't eat my food but a few bites because I was so nauseated..for the entire day and nite and half of the next morning .I was extremely nauseated even after taking 3 anti nausea pills and I had stomach pain in my upper stomach..I will never take this pill again ..I used nexuim for 6 months and never this horrible effect"

   
2.0

Na-Na1680 (taken for less than 1 month) February 6, 2016

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For Allergic Urticaria: "I took Zyrtec everyday for a month and saw zero improvement with my sudden outbreak of hives. Then I was advised to take double doses of Zyrtec AND Allegra. Only thing I got was sleepy. I've been taking Famotidine for three days. I saw almost immediate results. Today is day 3, and all my hives are gone. The itching is virtually gone. Even the dark spots the hives were leaving behind before seem to be fading. I haven't noticed any side effects except my extreme joy that something finally worked!"

   
9.0

MIkaesia (taken for less than 1 month) May 1, 2015

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Pepcid (famotidine) for Urticaria: "Combined with prednisone 20mg twice daily, and Zyrtec, also with a Epsom salt bath with lye soap, it really does work, and quickly."

   
8.0

wish2dance (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 6, 2015

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For GERD: "I have GERD, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. For my GERD, it is cheaper to buy OTC medicines rather than prescription version. I take famotidine 10mg tablets twice day before meals. I take this along with 200mg Cimetidine. For the cimetidine I take 2 tablets twice a day. This therapy works great for me and my doctor is glad I finally found a relief."

   
9.0

Brandon L. November 15, 2014

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Pepcid (famotidine) for GERD: "I took Pepcid and Pepcid AC for years but like all Gas pills One pill could make me my stools solid "constipation" like for a couple of days."

   
10

oklahoma_sweetpea71 (taken for 5 to 10 years) October 27, 2013

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For GERD: "So far, famotidine is working great for my chronic GERD, acid reflux. I also made life changing eating habits and added even more exercise to my routine but I still have this condition. Also, need to eat more frequently every 2-3 hours, small snacks and meals really helps. I usually take one of these when I feel it coming on, usually in between meals and it quickly calms it. I only take one a day and then if I feel it at night after dinner or right before bed I take 150mg Zantac (ranitidine). I try to limit to only ONE 20mg famotidine and ONE 150mg Zantac a day. Seems to work quite well. Too much of any PPI or H2 blockers and you can reverse the process of what you're trying to achieve. I only take a couple Tums when in desperate need."

   
9.0

SKET (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 19, 2013

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For GERD: "Works better than others for me. Also, no interaction with Tylenol."

   
10

Anonymous November 30, 2011

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For GERD: "I used to take famotidine 20mg 2 x daily and it did the job. Now I need it every 5 to 6 hrs for relief. So I decided to use Pepto-bismal yesterday morning at 8 and it worked very well and lasted until about 9pm. Then I took a Pepcid that night, but it doesn't work for me like it use to."

   
5.0

sha7411 March 8, 2011

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Pepcid (famotidine) for Duodenal Ulcer: "In my particular case, famotidine does not seem to relieve my symptoms on a consistent basis."

   
8.0

brianm July 13, 2010

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Pepcid (famotidine) for : "Don't take too much and don't smoke cigarettes while using, both will make you sick."

   
8.0

Anonymous April 22, 2010

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For Allergic Urticaria: "I just started taking it but I'm already seeing results. When I read that a lesser side effect was muscle cramps it bothered me a little. But, otherwise I'm seeing almost instant results."

   
6.0

Micah77 September 17, 2009

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For : "Good"

   
10

sillykid0832 August 5, 2009

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Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets (famotidine) for : "It worked rather quickly for me. Within a 1/2 hour I was feeling significantly better. I did however experience brief chest pain and tightness and a bit dizzy about 20 minutes after taking it. I've only taken one dose so far and hope that I'll be able to continue taking this as treatment for abdominal pain suspect of a peptic ulcer."

   
9.0

Anonymous April 12, 2009

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For GERD: "I was a huge Tums eater with little success. At night while lying down I'd have the acid come up all the way to my nose - quite a burning, nasty sensation. It would appear that this little 20 mg pill makes ALL the difference. I take it about an hour before my evening meal. So far it has performed incredibly well - I've not had any GERD (acid reflux) even after a 4 taco with heavy onion and salsa dinner plus 3 beers."

Anonymous January 4, 2009

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Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets (famotidine) for GERD: "After using Protonix for years I am finding that one chewable Pepcid in the morning and another at night is working great!"

   
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Anonymous July 12, 2008

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Pepcid (famotidine) for Peptic Ulcer: "Very good in milder cases."

   
7.0

Anonymous May 19, 2008

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