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(also known as Famotidine)

Histamine H2-receptor antagonists, also known as H2-blockers, are used to treat duodenal ulcers and prevent their return. They are also used to treat gastric ulcers and for some conditions, such as Zollinger-Ellison disease, in which the stomach produces too much acid. In over-the-counter (OTC) strengths, these medi... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
GERD & Heartburn
Peptic Ulcers
Overall, 66% (341 Members) find Pepcid helpful

Pepcid Reviews

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Nexium works better.
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Was working then seemed to stop workingnow using Aciphex. Not sure that is working either. Extreme nausea to the point of limited eating.
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Pepcid compleat is amazing for this its been a huge helpSo far
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works when I take it PRN
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used in the past
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GERD/Heartburn-no side effects and working but major diet modifications needed due to other underlying health issues
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didn't work
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need new meds
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I always carry around Pepcid and it works so well (:
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Just started
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  1. Discussion: OTC Prevacid
    Are you sure it is Prevacid the prescription one? Or could it be Pepcid which generic is famotidine, because that usually is a 40mg dose. Recheck to... [More]
  2. Discussion: Stop taking Pepcid?
    Krissytin, It is great news that you are off prednisone! YEAH!!!! I agree with Nanny that your question should be checked with the doctor. I have G... [More]
  3. Discussion: Stop taking Pepcid?
    Congratulations on getting off prednisone! You might want to check with your doctor or pharmacist about your question. Some thoughts to consider are... [More]
  4. Discussion: Stop taking Pepcid?
    So good news, I was able to get off of Prednisone the other day. I am still taking Plaquenil, My Rhuemy still perscribed me the Famotodine. Should I s... [More]
  5. Discussion: Is it ok to take Pepcid AC with HBP?
    I have acid reflux from my blood pressure meds and my dr. says it's ok to take pepcid ac.. but does that affect blood pressure? My bp is alaready up... [More]