Facid 40mg Tablet Description:
Facid 40mg Tablet is an H2 blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Facid 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Headache, Muscle pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Constipation.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Facid 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How is Facid different from omeprazole?
Both Facid and omeprazole lower the acid production in your stomach but they belong to the different group of drugs. Studies have shown that omeprazole is more effective than Facid in treating heartburn and in rapid healing of duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary upon individual response.
Is Facid an antacid?
Facid belongs to the class of H2 receptor blockers which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. While antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
What is the difference between Facid and pantoprazole?
Facid is an H2 histamine receptor blocker whereas pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Pantoprazole is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.