Pepcid (generic name: famotidine; brand names include: Famocid / Pepcidine) belongs to a group of medicines known as H2 histamine blocker.
It is used in the treatment of stomach and intestinal conditions.
short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer
maintenance therapy for duodenal ulcer patients at reduced dosage after healing of an active ulcer
short-term treatment of active benign gastric ulcer
short-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions including Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and multiple endocrine adenomas
Follow the directions for taking Pepcid provided by your doctor. Take your medicine exactly as directed.
Tell your doctor before taking Pepcid, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: famotidine.