Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s

 137.00

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Drug Strength: 20 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s
Rs. 6 per Tablet
20 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.69 per strip

Apsin tablet contains Famotidine | belongs to H2 blocker

SKU: pg_1478_1911 Categories: ,

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How it works

Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s works by blocking histamine at a specific site in the stomach. This results in inhibition of acid secretion and lowered gastric acidity.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s

  • Diarrhea rare
  • Itching rare
  • Weakness rare
  • Dizziness rare
  • Black or tarry stools rare
  • Fever rare
  • Muscle or joint pain rare
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in breathing rare

Uses of Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s is used in the treatment of ulcers in the small intestine.

  • Gastric Ulcer

    Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s is used in the treatment of ulcers in the stomach.

  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

    Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s is used for the treatment of a condition where the acid produced in the stomach causes irritation in the food pipe.

  • Hypersecretory Condition

    Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s is used to prevent and treat conditions where the amount of acid secreted in the stomach is abnormally high.

  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

    This medicine is used to treat a condition where an excessive amount of acid is produced in the stomach due to tumors in the small intestine.

  • Dyspepsia

    This medicine relieves indigestion and sour stomach due to excess acid production in the stomach.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in less than 1 hour after an oral dose and less than 30 minutes after an intravenous dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 10 to 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if benefits overweigh the risks.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to excreted through the breastmilk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s or other H2 antagonists.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if benefits overweigh the risks.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to excreted through the breastmilk. It is recommended for breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Impaired kidney function

    Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. The dose should be adjusted if the CrCl is less than 50 ml/min.

  • Effect on Central nervous system

    Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s may show the effect on central nervous system in patients with kidney dysfunction. Any symptoms of dizziness, confusion should be reported to the doctor.

  • Use of nicotine

    The use of nicotine is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Glipizide moderate
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Atazanavir severe
  • Pazopanib moderate
  • Levofloxacin moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    Use of Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s is not recommended for use if any symptoms indicating gastrointestinal bleeding exists. Consult your doctor if there is blood in vomit or the stools are bloody or black.

General Instructions

Take Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s as instructed by your doctor. It should be taken before food at bedtime. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Take this medicine at the same time every day.

Other details

  • To be taken before food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s?

Headache, dizziness, constipation, diarrhoea, dry mouth, nausea, rash, Gl upset, abdominal discomfort, anorexia, fatigue, rash, liver enzyme abnormalities, cholestatic jaundice, anaphylaxis, angioedema, arthralgia, muscle cramp. CNS disturbances. Rarely reversible gynaecomastia, toxic epidermal necrolysis. AV block.

What happens if I miss a dose of Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s?

Adults: Benign gastric and duodenal ulcer: 40 mg at night for 4-8 wk.
Prophylaxis of duodenal ulcer relapse: 20 mg at night.
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Initially 20 mg every 6 hr, adjust as necessary; max 800 mg daily.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: 20 mg twice daily for 6-12 wk; if also erosion or ulceration, 40 mg twice daily for 6-12 wk. Prophylaxis 20 mg twice daily.
Heartburn, indigestion, sour stomach: 10-20 mg every 12 hr, the dosage may be taken 15-60 min before eating foods known to cause heartburn.
Children: Peptic ulcer: 1-16 yr: 0.5 mg/kg/day at bedtime or in divided doses.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: Less than 3 mth: 0.5 mg/kg once daily; 3-12 mth: 0.5 mg/kg twice daily; 1-16 yr: 1 mg/kg divided in two doses (max 40 mg twice daily).

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Apsin tablet 20 mg 2×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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