Can I take famotidine and hyoscyamine together?

Can I take famotidine and hyoscyamine together?

Ed-Spaz (hyoscyamine) Pepcid (famotidine)…Drug Interaction Classification.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.

What is famotidine used to treat?

Famotidine is used to treat stomach ulcers (gastric and duodenal), erosive esophagitis (heartburn or acid indigestion), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a condition where the acid in the stomach washes back up into the esophagus.

Is famotidine the same as Pepcid?

PEPCID® is the original famotidine brand and, for 35 years, has been effective and safe acid reducer when used as directed. PEPCID® is clinically proven to provide heartburn relief and is backed by 50+ clinical studies. PEPCID® is the #1 doctor recommended acid reducer brand in the market.

Does hyoscyamine help with acid reflux?

Hyoscyamine is used to treat many different stomach and intestinal disorders, including peptic ulcer and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to control muscle spasms in the bladder, kidneys, or digestive tract, and to reduce stomach acid.

When should famotidine be taken?

Prescription famotidine comes as a tablet and a suspension (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken once daily at bedtime or two to four times a day. Over-the-counter famotidine comes as a tablet, a chewable tablet, and a capsule to take by mouth. It is usually taken once or twice a day.

What drugs relax the lower esophageal sphincter?

Several common medications have been shown to relax the lower oesophageal sphincter, including benzodiazepines, calcium channel blockers, nitrates, xanthines, and most significantly b2 agonists.

Why you shouldn’t take famotidine?

Downsides. If you are between the ages of 18 and 60, take no other medication or have no other medical conditions, side effects you are more likely to experience include: A headache and gastrointestinal side effects (such as constipation, diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain) are the most common side effects.

Why is famotidine taken at night?

The drug was able to keep intragastric pH above 4 units during almost 50% of the whole 24-hour period. These results confirm that famotidine is a powerful and long-acting H2 blocker that relieves gastric acidity during the night and morning hours when administered as a single bedtime dose of 40 mg.