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What is the maximum daily dosage of famotidine?

The daily dose of famotidine will vary depending on the medical condition being treated. For gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the maximum dose is 40 mg. per day. For esophagitis, the maximum dose is 80 mg. per day. For hypersecretory disease, such as Zollinger-Ellison, the maximum dose is as much as 800 mg. per day. This is quite rare, however.

For self treatment using the over-the-counter product, the maximum dose is 20 mg. per day.

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