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Famotidine (Pepcid) Summary

Description: A competitive histamine H2-receptor antagonist. Its main pharmacodynamic effect is the inhibition of gastric secretion.

Also Known As: Pepcid; MK 208; Famotidine Hydrochloride; MK-208; YM-11170 Show All >>

Networked: 684 relevant articles (125 outcomes, 151 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Famotidine is Relevant

  1. Duodenal Ulcer (Curling's Ulcer) : 24 outcomes 37 studies in 142 results
  2. Ulcer : 22 outcomes 24 studies in 164 results
  3. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer) : 22 outcomes 23 studies in 80 results
  4. Peptic Ulcer (Peptic Ulcers) : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 71 results
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) : 13 outcomes 9 studies in 34 results
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Drugs Related to Famotidine

  1. Ranitidine (Zantac)
  2. Cimetidine (Biomet)
  3. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole)
  4. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride)
  5. lansoprazole (Prevacid)
  6. Nizatidine (Axid)
  7. rabeprazole (Aciphex)
  8. pantoprazole (Protonix)
  9. lafutidine
  10. Sucralfate (Carafate)
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Therapies Related to Famotidine

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Complementary Therapies (Alternative Medicine)
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