Pepcid AC tablets are for the short-term symptomatic relief of heartburn, indigestion (dyspepsia) and excess acid. They can prevent these symptoms when they follow a meal or beverage (drink) known to trigger them. Pepcid AC taken before the evening meal can also prevent night-time symptoms which disturb sleep when this is associated with food or drink.
Pepcid AC provides relief from the symptoms of heartburn and indigestion with just one small tablet. It has been clinically proven to control excess stomach acid for nine hours throughout the day and for 12 hours throughout the night. The active ingredient in your medicine is famotidine. This belongs to a group of medicines known as “H2 blockers”. Unlike antacids which neutralise acids, famotidine controls the production of excess acid and treats the cause of pain and discomfort.
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after 14 days
Directions for use:
Adults and children over 16:
Daytime dose: Swallow 1 tablet to relieve the symptoms of heartburn, indigestion or excess acid. You can prevent these symptoms when they are known to be associated with food and drink by taking 1 tablet 15 minutes before eating
Nightime dose: Swallow 1 tablet within one hour before the evening meal for prevention of nightime symptoms.
Do not take this medicine:
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.