ACTIVE INGREDIENT:   Famotidine 10 mg per tablet.

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS:   TABLETS: Hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, red iron oxide, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, starch, talc, titanium dioxide.

CHEWABLE TABLETS:  aspartame, cellulose acetate, flavors, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lactose, magnesium stearate, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, red ferric oxide.

GELCAPS:  benzyl alcohol, black iron oxide, butylparaben, castor oil, edetate calcium disodium, FD&C red #40, gelatin, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized corn starch, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium propionate, talc, titanium dioxide.

Product Benefits:

It contains famotidine, a prescription-proven medicine.

The ingredient in PEPCID AC, famotidine, has been prescribed by doctors for years to treat millions of patients safely and effectively. The active ingredient in PEPCID AC has been taken safely with many frequently prescribed medications.


It is normal for the stomach to produce acid, especially after consuming food and beverages. However, acid in the wrong place (the esophagus), or too much acid, can cause burning pain and discomfort that interfere with everyday activities.

  •   Heartburn--Caused by acid in the esophagus
  • In clinical studies, PEPCID AC was significantly better than placebo pills in relieving and preventing heartburn.





    Tips for Managing Heartburn

    Allergy Warning:  Do not use if you are allergic to Pepcid AC (famotidine) or other acid reducers.


    Heartburn and acid indigestion are common, but you should see your doctor promptly if:

    Important:   As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. This product should not be given to children under 12 years old, unless directed by a doctor. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.



    Pepcid AC Tablet is available as a rose-colored tablet identified as `PEPCID AC`. NDC 16837-872

    Pepcid AC Gelcap is available as a rose and white gelatin coated, capsule shaped tablet identified as `PEPCID AC`. NDC 16837-856

    Pepcid AC Chewable Tablet is available as a rose-colored chewable tablet identified as `PEPCID AC`. NDC 16837-873

    Store between 25°-30°C (77-86°F).

    Protect from moisture.


    NOTE: These photos can be used only for identification by shape, color, and imprint. They do not depict actual or relative size.

    The product samples shown here have been supplied by the manufacturer and reproduced in full color by PDR as a quick-reference identification aid. While every effort has been made to assure accurate reproduction, please remember that any visual identification should be considered preliminary. In cases of poisoning or suspected overdosage, the drug' identity should be verified by chemical analysis.