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Alternatives to Pepcid Complete

Pepcid Complete is generally quite effective at treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), ulcers, or other digestive problems. It is also generally well tolerated. However, side effects can occur, or the medicine may not work as well as needed. In these cases, your healthcare provider may recommend an alternative to Pepcid Complete. Examples of substitute medications include:
Other alternatives to Pepcid Complete include dietary changes (see GERD Diet) and surgery (for more serious problems).
(Click Famotidine Alternatives to learn more about alternatives for Pepcid Complete. Click Treatment Options for GERD to learn other ways of managing the condition.)

What If I Take an Overdose of Pepcid Complete?

Based on information for prescription-strength Pepcid, people who take too much Pepcid Complete may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia).
If you happen to overdose on Pepcid Complete, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Famotidine Overdose for more information.)

How Should It Be Stored?

Pepcid Complete should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep Pepcid Complete and all medications out of the reach of children.
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