Sunmark Acid Reducer

Pronunciation

Generic Name: famotidine
Dosage Form: tablet, coated

McKesson Acid Reducer Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Famotidine 10 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

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Uses

  • relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach
  • prevents heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by eating or drinking certain food and beverages

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

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.

Directions

  • adults and children 12 years and over:
  • to relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew.
  • to prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn
  • do not use more than 2 tablets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information

  • read the directions and warnings before use
  • keep the carton and package insert. They contain important information.
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • protect from moisture and light

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, indigo carmine aluminum lake FD&C blue no. 2, iron oxide red, iron oxide yellow, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol 4000, pregelatinized corn starch, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Famotidine Tablets, 10 mg

Acid Reducer

Just One Tablet Relieves & Prevents Heartburn Due to Acid Indigestion

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Acid Reducer Carton

Sunmark Acid Reducer 
famotidine tablet, coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:49348-442
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
FAMOTIDINE (FAMOTIDINE) FAMOTIDINE 10 mg
Product Characteristics
Color PINK Score no score
Shape ROUND Size 8mm
Flavor Imprint Code 93;968
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:49348-442-59 4 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER PACK) in 1 CARTON
1 10 TABLET, COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
2 NDC:49348-442-44 3 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER PACK) in 1 CARTON
2 10 TABLET, COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
3 NDC:49348-442-12 1 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
3 60 TABLET, COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
4 NDC:49348-442-13 1 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
4 90 TABLET, COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA075312 08/11/2003
Labeler - McKesson (177667227)
Revised: 06/2009
 
McKesson



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