PEPCID AC MAXIMUM STRENGTH- famotidine tablet, film coated 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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PEPCID ® AC

Maximum Strength

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Famotidine 20 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

Uses

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
  • kidney disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. Acid reducers 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

Other information

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-755-4008 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

NDC 16837-855-14

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

Pepcid ®
AC

Famotidine Tablets 20 mg
Acid Reducer

Just One Tablet!
Prevents & Relieves Heartburn
Due to Acid Indigestion

actual size

25 Tablets

Principal Display Panel
PEPCID AC  MAXIMUM STRENGTH
famotidine tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:16837-855
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
FAMOTIDINE (UNII: 5QZO15J2Z8) (FAMOTIDINE - UNII:5QZO15J2Z8) FAMOTIDINE20 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 9XZ8H6N6OH)  
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
Product Characteristics
ColorwhiteScoreno score
ShapeSEMI-CIRCLE (D shaped) Size9mm
FlavorImprint Code PAC;20
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:16837-855-051 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
15 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
2NDC:16837-855-255 in 1 CARTON09/01/200303/31/2014
25 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
3NDC:16837-855-491 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
350 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
4NDC:16837-855-501 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
450 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
5NDC:16837-855-5250 in 1 TRAY09/01/2003
51 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
6NDC:16837-855-651 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
665 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
7NDC:16837-855-671 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
765 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
8NDC:16837-855-701 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
870 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
9NDC:16837-855-751 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
975 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
10NDC:16837-855-90125 in 1 PACKAGE, COMBINATION; Type 0: Not a Combination Product03/15/2021
11NDC:16837-855-801 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
1180 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
12NDC:16837-855-851 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
1285 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
13NDC:16837-855-091 in 1 PACKAGE09/01/2003
13100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
14NDC:16837-855-121 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
14100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
15NDC:16837-855-131 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product09/01/2003
16NDC:16837-855-145 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
165 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
17NDC:16837-855-151 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
1735 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
18NDC:16837-855-171 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
1865 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
19NDC:16837-855-181 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
19100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
20NDC:16837-855-405 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
208 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
21NDC:16837-855-5112 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
215 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
22NDC:16837-855-161 in 1 CARTON09/01/2003
2250 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
23NDC:16837-855-202 in 1 PACKAGE08/22/2014
231 in 1 CARTON
2350 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
24NDC:16837-855-191 in 1 CARTON04/27/2015
248 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02032509/01/2003
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

Revised: 3/2022
Document Id: db577289-71e4-7c02-e053-2a95a90a90ab
Set id: 2854047f-c5c4-43c3-8ef2-5c0a84a307f2
Version: 18
Effective Time: 20220329
 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division