Pepcid AC

Active Ingredient(s): Famotidine
FDA Approved: * April 28, 1995
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pepcid AC Overview

Famotidine, sold under the trade name Pepcid among others, is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production. It is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Unlike cimetidine, the first H2 antagonist, famotidine has no effect on the cytochrome P450 enzyme system, and does not appear to interact with other drugs.[2] It was discovered in 1979.[3] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Prepara...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Famotidine
  • For Suspension: 40mg/5ml
  • Granule: 40mg/5ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 20mg/50ml
  • Suspension: 40mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 10mg, 20mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 20mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 20mg, 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Pepcid AC: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 16837-854 Pepcid 20 mg Chewable Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.
  • 16837-855 Pepcid Ac 20 mg Oral Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.
  • 16837-872 Pepcid 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.

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