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Ibuprofen/Famotidine Dosage

Ibuprofen/famotidine comes as a tablet that is taken three times a day to treat osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. This is the standard recommended dosage for everyone taking ibuprofen/famotidine, regardless of age or weight. It is important to swallow the tablets whole, and not crush, chew, or dissolve them. Also, do not adjust your dosage unless told to do so by your healthcare provider.

An Introduction to Your Dosage of Ibuprofen/Famotidine

There is only one standard dose for ibuprofen/famotidine (Duexis™), regardless of your age, weight, or any other factors. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.

Ibuprofen/Famotidine Standard Dosing Guidelines

The standard recommended ibuprofen/famotidine dosage for treating osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis is one tablet three times daily. Each tablet provides 800 mg of ibuprofen and 26.6 mg of famotidine.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for the next dose. In this case, you should simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

General Information on Taking Ibuprofen/Famotidine

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with ibuprofen/famotidine include the following:
  • Ibuprofen/famotidine comes as a tablet that is taken three times a day. 
  • Swallow the tablets whole; do not crush, cut, chew, or dissolve them.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or ibuprofen/famotidine dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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