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  • PEPCID® COMPLETE®Acid Reducer + Antacid Chewable Tablets

    PEPCID COMPLETE-    famotidine, calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide chewable tablets 
    McNeil Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.

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    PEPCID® COMPLETE®
    Acid Reducer + Antacid Chewable Tablets

     

    Active Ingredients
    (in each chewable tablet):
    Purpose:
    Famotidine 10 mg Acid Reducer
    Calcium carbonate 800 mg Antacid
    Magnesium hydroxide 165 mg Antacid

    Use   relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach

    Warnings

    Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to famotidine or other acid reducers

    Do not use

    • if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
    • with other acid reducers

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
    • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating, or dizziness
    • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
    • frequent chest pain
    • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
    • unexplained weight loss
    • nausea or vomiting
    • stomach pain

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • your heartburn continues or worsens
    • you need to take this product for more than 14 days
    • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
    • Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

    Directions

    • adults and children 12 years and over:
      • do not swallow tablet whole: chew completely
      • to relieve symptoms, chew 1 tablet before swallowing
      • do not use more than 2 chewable tablets in 24 hours
    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

    Other information

    • each tablet contains: calcium 320 mg; magnesium 70 mg.
    • contains FD&C yellow no. 5 (tartrazine) as a color additive (Tropical Fruit flavor only)
    • read the directions and warnings before use
    • keep the carton. It contains important information.
    • store at 20°–25°C (68°–77°F).
    • protect from moisture

    Inactive Ingredients:

    Mint flavor:  Cellulose acetate, corn starch, crospovidone, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, dextrose excipient, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, flavors, gum arabic, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mineral oil, sucralose.

    Berry flavor:  Cellulose acetate, corn starch, crospovidone, D&C red no. 7 calcium lake, dextrose excipient, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, flavors, gum arabic, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mineral oil, sucralose

    Tropical Fruit flavor:  Cellulose acetate, corn starch, corn syrup solids, crospovidone, dextrose excipient, FD&C yellow no. 5 aluminum lake (tartrazine), FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, flavors, gum arabic, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mineral oil, sucralose, triacetin

    Tips for Managing Heartburn

    Do not lie flat or bend over after eating ■ Do not wear tight-fitting clothing around the stomach ■ Do not eat before bedtime ■ Raise the head of your bed ■ Avoid heartburn-causing foods such as rich, spicy, fatty or fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, and certain fruits and vegetables ■ Eat slowly and avoid big meals ■ If overweight, lose weight ■ Quit smoking

    For information or questions, visit our website www.pepcid.com