FAMOTIDINE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • constipation
    • dizziness
    • headache
    • diarrhea

    INFREQUENT side effects

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        RARE side effects

        If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

        • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
        • anemia
        • decreased blood platelets
        • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
        • low levels of white blood cells
        • mental problems
        • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
        • abnormal heart rhythm
        • low blood pressure
        • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
        • bronchospasm
        • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
        • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
        • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
        • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
        • hives
        • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
        • seizures
        • a skin rash
        • trouble breathing
        • abnormal liver function tests
        • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
        • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
        • a high alanine transaminase level
        • a high aspartate transaminase level

        If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

        • confusion
        • agitation
        • allergic conjunctivitis
        • ringing in the ears
        • dry mouth
        • itching
        • hair loss
        • acne
        • dry skin
        • joint pain
        • drowsiness
        • delirium
        • difficulty sleeping
        • fever
        • low energy
        • taste impairment
        • temporary redness of face and neck
        • decreased appetite
        • nausea
        • vomiting
        • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
        • low energy and weakness
        • generalized weakness
        • intense abdominal pain

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