Taking Pepcid AC Safely

Drug Interactions With Pepcid AC

Pepcid AC can potentially interact with a few medicines (see Pepcid Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider before taking Pepcid AC if you have:
  • Kidney problems, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Any signs of bleeding in the digestive tract, such as blood in the stool, unusually dark stool, or vomiting up blood
  • Heartburn for over three months (as this may be a sign of a more serious condition)
  • Heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating, or dizziness
  • Chest pain, shoulder pain, shortness of breath, or other signs of a heart attack
  • Wheezing, especially with heartburn
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stomach pain.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you currently take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Pepcid Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take this medication.)

Pepcid (Famotidine)

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.