Pepcid Complete

Generic Name: Famotidine, Calcium carbonate, Magnesium hydroxide

  • Other names:

    Pepcid Complete Cool Mint, Pepcid Complete Berry, Pepcid Complete Tropical Fruit
  • What is Pepcid Complete?

    Pepcid Complete contains an acid reducer and antacids. It is intended to relieve heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Pepcid Complete?

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

    Do not use this product if you have trouble or pain swallowing food; vomiting with blood; or black or bloody stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

    Do not use this product with other acid reducers.

    Stop using Pepcid Complete and talk to a doctor if your heartburn continues or worsens, or if you need to take this product for more than 14 days.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In the event of an overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Pepcid Complete?

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if you have had heartburn for over 3 months, since this could be a sign of a more serious condition.

    Talk to a doctor before using Pepcid Complete if you have heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating, or dizziness; chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath, sweating, lightheadedness, or pain spreading to your arms, neck or shoulders; frequent chest pain; frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn; unexplained weight loss; nausea or vomiting; or stomach pain.

    Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • What are the possible side effects of Pepcid Complete?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
  • What should I avoid while taking Pepcid Complete?

    Do not use this product with other acid reducers. Do not use more than 2 tablets in 24 hours.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Pepcid Complete?

    If Pepcid Complete is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Pepcid Complete with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Pepcid Complete?

    Adults and children 12 years: Chew tablet completely. Do not swallow it whole. To relieve symptoms, chew 1 tablet before swallowing. Do not use more than 2 chewable tablets in 24 hours.

    Children <12 years: Ask your doctor.

  • How should I store Pepcid Complete?

    Store at room temperature, and protect from moisture.