Famotidine, Calcium Carbonate, and Magnesium Hydroxide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Famotidine, Calcium Carbonate, and Magnesium Hydroxide?

(fa MOE ti deen, KAL see um KAR bun ate, & mag NEE zhum hye DROKS ide)

• This medicine is used to treat heartburn.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take this medicine with other medicines for acid indigestion.

• Avoid foods that worsen your heartburn.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Diarrhea.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison...

 
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