What is Pepcid?
Famotidine is in a group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. Famotidine works by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces.
What is Pepcid used for?
The combination of famotidine, calcium, and magnesium is used to relieve heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach.
How to consume Pepcid?
The chewable tablet must be chewed thoroughly before swallowing. The usual dose of famotidine, calcium, and magnesium is one tablet as needed, up to twice per day. Do not use more than two tablets in 24 hours.
What happens if Pepcid is consumed in excess?
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, fast heart rate, or fainting.
What should be avoided while taking Pepcid?
Do not take Pepcid together with regular famotidine (Pepcid, Pepcid AC, Pepcid RPD) or another acid reducer.