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Pepcid: Oral tablet

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  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
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Pepcid 20mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: MSD 963,PEPCID  |  MSD 963
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Pepcid 20mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: MSD 963,PEPCID  |  MSD 963
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Pepcid 20mg Tab
Quality Care Pharmaceuticals Inc Dba Qcp Inc
Pill Identification: MSD 963,PEPCID  |  MSD 963
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Pepcid 20mg Tab
Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC
Pill Identification: MSD 963 
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Pepcid 20mg Tab
Quality Care Pharmaceuticals Inc Dba Qcp Inc
Pill Identification: MSD 963,PEPCID  |  MSD 963
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Pepcid 40mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: MSD 964,PEPCID  |  MSD 964
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Pepcid 40mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: MSD 964,PEPCID  |  MSD 964
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Pepcid 40mg Tab
Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC
Pill Identification: MSD 964 
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Pepcid 20mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: MSD 963 
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Pepcid 40mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: MSD 964 
How This Drug Works
Antihistamines, H2
H2-blockers are antihistamines that relieve stomach indigestion by preventing histamine from stimulating H2 receptors and reducing the amount of acid in the stomach.
"Histamine H2&#45;receptor antagonists, also known as H2&#45;blockers, are drugs that relieve stomach indigestion. <br><br> Histamine aids in digestion and is triggered when food enters the digestive tract. When histamine activates H2 receptors, acidic juices are made that break down food in the stomach.<br><br> Preventing histamine from stimulating H2 receptors reduces acidic juice made in the stomach to relieve and&#47;or prevent heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach. "
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Pepcid: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

FAMOTIDINE (fa MOE ti deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also relieve heartburn from acid reflux.

Similar Generic Drugs : Famotidine: Oral tablet

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