Famotidine belongs to a class of drugs called histamine-2 receptor blockers. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions. Famotidine works by blocking the histamine 2 (H2) receptor in your stomach. This receptor helps release acid in your stomach.
* Vitamin C 500 mg twice daily and Quercetin 250 mg daily * Zinc 30 to 50 mg/day (elemental zinc). * B-Vitamins - in a B-complex pill or within a multi-vitamin * Optional: Famotidine 20 to 40 mg per day * Recommended for persons at high-risk of infection: Ivermectin - 0.2 mg per kg of body weight; take one dose, skip a day, then take a ...
2.1 Recommended Dosage - Table 1 shows the recommended dosage of famotidine 20 mg and 40 mg tablets in adult and pediatric patients weighing 40 kg and greater with normal renal function. The ... 3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
The typical dose of famotidine administered is 0.25 to 0.5 mg per pound (0.5 to 1.0 mg/kg) every 12 to 24 hours. There is a diminished effect when given for more than 14 consecutive days. For this reason, twice daily dosing may be recommended.
Adults and children weighing 40 kilograms (kg) or more—20 milligrams (mg) 2 times per day, at the morning and at bedtime, or 40 mg once a day at bedtime for up to 8 weeks. Children weighing less than 40 kg—Use and dose be determined by your doctor. To treat too much stomach acid (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome): Adults—20 milligrams (mg) every 6 hours.