Description & Usage
Famotidine (Pepcid) 20mg tablets are a prescription medication for dogs used in the treatment of acid reflux and inflammation of the stomach and prevention of gastric and intestinal ulcers.
Precautions & Side Effects
Famotidine should be used with caution in pets that are pregnant or pets with heart, kidney, or liver disease.
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. The tablets should be given on an empty stomach. Store at room temperature, away from moisture and light.
How does Famotidine work?
Famotidine blocks H-2 receptors from secreting gastric acids into the stomach. Blocking these receptors prevents ulcers from forming and also helps present ulcers time to heal.