Duexis Dosage

Regardless of your age, weight, or other factors, the dosage of Duexis is the same for everyone. For treating osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis with this medicine, the standard recommended dose is one tablet taken three times daily. Do not crush, cut, chew, or dissolve the tablets; they must be swallowed whole.

An Introduction to Dosing With Duexis

There is only one standard dosage for Duexis™ (ibuprofen/famotidine), 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.

Duexis Standard Dosage

The standard recommended Duexis 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 for Taking Duexis

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Duexis include the following:
  • Duexis 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 Duexis dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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