Volvic (Famotidine) tablet is a potent, highly selective H2-receptor antagonist.
Package contains: Each package contains 20 film coated tablets of 20mg and a leaflet (instructions). It is also available in 40mg film coated tablets.
Each film coated tablet contains:
Indications: Volvic is indicated for:
- Duodenal ulcers
- Prevention of relapses of duodenial ulceration
- Begins gastric ulcer
- Hypersecretory conditions such as Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Dosage: As directed by the physician.
Dosage & Administration: Duodenal ulcers: The recommended initial dose is 40mg of Volvic daily by mouth at bedtime, for patients 4 to 8 weeks. In most patients, healing occurs on this regimen within four weeks. A further four-week period of treatment is recommended in patients whose ulcers have not been healed completely after four weeks of treatment.
Prevention of relapses of duodenal ulceration: For the prevention of relapses of duodenal ulceration, one 20mg Volvic tablet at night is recommended.
Begins gastric ulcer: The recommended dose of Volvic is one 40mg daily taken at night. Treatment should continue for 4-8 weeks, unless endoscopy reveals earlier healing.
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: The initial dose is one 20mg tablet of Volvic every 6 hours. Doses should be adjusted to individual patients needs and should continue as long as clinically.
Indicated: Doses up to 160mg every six hours have been administrated to some patients with severe Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Side effects: it is well tolerated. Headache, dizziness, constipation, and diarrhoea have been reported rarely. Other minor side effects include dry mouth, nausea or vomiting, rash, abdominal discomfort or distention, anorexia, and fatigue.
Precautions: Consult a physician before giving it to patients having: gastric neoplasm, renal function, pregnancy & breastfeeding.
Contraindications: Itis contraindications in patients with a history of previous hypersensitivity to Famotidine.
Instructions: Store in a cool & dry place. Store below 25°C. Protect from heat & light. Keep all medicine out of reach of children.
Manufacturer & where to Buy:
Volvic is manufactured by: Rotex Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
In Technical collaboration & association with: ROTEXMEDICA GMBH ARZNEIMITTELWERK.GERMANY.
The link to the manufacturer & you can also buy it online at this link: https://www.facebook.com