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Generic Name
Famotidine
Trade Name
Antodine
Manufacturer
Amoun
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Histamin H2-receptor antagonist, anti-secretory. For treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Not teratogenic or embryotoxic in animals.
  • Crosses human placenta (In vitro studies).
  • No available data in human pregnancy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk but less than Cimetidine and Ranitidine.
  • Compatible with breast feeding and preferred to other H2-blockers.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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