Instructions for Use "kvamatel»

«Kvamatel" well reduces the production of hydrochloric acid, without affecting the motility of the stomach and pancreas activity, very little effect on liver enzymes.Effect of the drug occurs within 1 hour, the duration of the therapeutic effect of 12 to 24 hours (depending on the dose). One tablet contains 20 mg of famotidine.

«Kvamatel" appoint an exacerbation of gastric ulcers (and duodenum) in an amount of 40 milligrams once a day in the evening (before bed) or 20 milligrams in the morning and evening.The daily dose, if necessary, increased to 80-160 mg.The course of treatment has to be four to eight weeks.

For the prevention of relapse of ulcer "Kvamatel" administered at a dose of 20 mg in the evening before bedtime.When inflamma
tion of the esophagus caused by reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus (reflux esophagitis) take medication for six weeks in an amount of 20 milligrams.If necessary increase dose to 20-40 mg and taking the drug twice a day for three months.

In severe heartburn can accept once "Kvamatel mini" - one or two tablets of 10 mg.In the treatment of diseases of the pancreas doctor may replace "Kvamatel" and assign an analog drug "Omez."Action "omez" is more aimed at ensuring peace pancreas, rather than pain relief.

Contraindications "kvamatel" side effects of the drug

«Kvamatel" is contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding (lactation) in children, hypersensitivity to famotidine. drug is used with caution in liver cirrhosis, kidney and liver failure.

«Kvamatel" may exhibit the following side effects.From the digestive system may experience dry mouth, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, hepatitis, diarrhea, flatulence, constipation, acute pancreatitis.From the cardiovascular side effects can be expressed by the appearance of arrhythmia, decreased heart rate shock, low blood pressure, fatigue.

may appear allergic reactions on the skin: itching, hives, rash.From the musculoskeletal system may cause pain in the muscles and bones.Side effects in the central nervous system are expressed drowsiness, dizziness, decreased visual acuity, can get sick head may cause tinnitus.