PEPCID AC OTC

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PEPCID AC

Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Famotidine 10mg tabs, gelcaps; 20mg tabs.

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Indications for PEPCID AC:

Prevention and relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach.

Adult:

Take with water. 10–20mg once or twice daily as needed; max 40mg/day. Prevention: take 10–60 minutes before ingesting problematic food/drinks.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal dysfunction. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Do not use with other acid reducers (eg, H2 blockers, acid pump inhibitors). Calcium: reduces absorption of tetracyclines, possibly other drugs.

See Also:

PEPCID AC EZ CHEWS

PEPCID COMPLETE

Pharmacological Class:

H2 blocker.

How Supplied:

Tabs 10mg—6, 12, 18, 50, 60, 70, 90; Gelcaps 10mg—6, 30, 50, 60, 70, 90; Tabs 20mg—5, 25, 50, 75; EZ Chews—8, 25, 50; Complete—5, 15, 25, 50