PEPCID AC- famotidine tablet, chewable 
McNeil Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.


Pepcid® AC

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Famotidine 20 mg


Acid reducer



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.
  • if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a 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

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.


Other information

Inactive ingredients

cellulose acetate, crospovidone, D&C red #7 calcium lake, dextrose, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake, flavors, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, sucralose

Questions or comments?

1-800-755-4008 (English) or 1-888-466-8746 (Spanish)



NDC 16837-854-25

Pepcid® AC

Famotidine Tablets 20 mg
Acid Reducer

Can take without water!

Just One Tablet!

Prevents & Relieves Heartburn
Due to Acid Indigestion

Berries 'n' Cream Flavor
Chewable Tablets

famotidine tablet, chewable
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:16837-854
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Famotidine (UNII: 5QZO15J2Z8) (Famotidine - UNII:5QZO15J2Z8) Famotidine 20 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
cellulose acetate (UNII: 3J2P07GVB6)  
crospovidone (UNII: 68401960MK)  
dextrose (UNII: IY9XDZ35W2)  
FD&C blue NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
aluminum oxide (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
FD&C red NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
hydroxypropyl cellulose (type E) (UNII: 66O7AQV0RT)  
hypromelloses (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
lactose (UNII: J2B2A4N98G)  
magnesium stearate (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
sucralose (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
Product Characteristics
Color PURPLE Score no score
Shape ROUND Size 12mm
Flavor BERRY (Berries 'n' Cream) Imprint Code PAC;20
# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:16837-854-02 1 in 1 POUCH
2 NDC:16837-854-08 8 in 1 CARTON
2 NDC:16837-854-02 1 in 1 POUCH
3 NDC:16837-854-04 2 in 1 PACKAGE
3 NDC:16837-854-50 1 in 1 CARTON
3 50 in 1 BOTTLE
4 NDC:16837-854-25 1 in 1 CARTON
4 25 in 1 BOTTLE
5 NDC:16837-854-35 1 in 1 CARTON
5 35 in 1 BOTTLE
6 NDC:16837-854-65 1 in 1 CARTON
6 65 in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NDA NDA020801 02/01/2008
Labeler - McNeil Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. (160159638)

Revised: 10/2012
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Version: 2
Effective Time: 20121018
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