Product Details
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Pepcid AC Original Strength
Active Ingredients

In each tablet:

Famotidine 10 mg

Uses
Acid reducer
Warnings
  • Allergy alert

    Do not use if you are allergic to famotidine or other acid reducers

    Do not use

    • if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
    • with other acid reducers
    • Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
    • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating, or dizziness
    • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
    • frequent chest pain
    • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
    • unexplained weight loss
    • nausea or vomiting
    • stomach pain

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • your heartburn continues or worsens
    • you need to take this product for more than 14 days

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away

Directions
  • adults and children 12 years and over:
  • to relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew.
  • to prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water at any time from 15 to 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn
  • do not use more than 2 tablets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
Other Information
  • read the directions and warnings before use
  • keep the carton. It contains important information.
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • protect from moisture
Inactive Ingredients
carnauba wax, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, red iron oxide, talc, titanium dioxide
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