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User Reviews for Pepcid

Pepcid has an average rating of 7.0 out of 10 from a total of 6 ratings on Drugs.com. 56% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 22% reported a negative experience.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
GERD  
6.8
4 reviews 225 medications
Duodenal Ulcer  
8.0
1 reviews 129 medications
Peptic Ulcer  
7.0
1 reviews 37 medications
Summary of Pepcid reviews 7.0 6 reviews

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Duke · Taken for 2 to 5 years · December 26, 2019

For GERD: “I had been taking Ranitidine (300mg twice a day), but after that was recalled, I tried Pepcid Complete. It seemed to work for a month or so, taking one in the morning, and one in the evening. But then the acid reflux continued to be a problem so I am here looking at others drug reviews. On the Pepcid website it states: PEPCID® products are not indicated for the treatment of GERD. I am going to try my luck with Prilosec OTC, based on the reviews that gets on this site.”

4 / 10
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Florence · April 15, 2020

For GERD: “I got so stressed with this Covid stuff and when very stressed I succumb to overeating, eating and spitting, it went on for a week and oh my gosh after a week the heartburn was crippling. One pepcid pill quieted things down. It been 1 hour and all is still in there thank goodness.”

10 / 10
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Jen · Taken for less than 1 month · November 17, 2019

“I was put on Pepcid for Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and it caused low mood, constipation, and heartburn which I did not have before taking. I need the H2 for histamine blockage, Pepcid is not the one to help me.”

1 / 10
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RRH · March 6, 2016

For GERD: “Been on this medication 15 days; noticed after 7 days a drop in sexual performance; after 14 days a complete inability to get an erection.”

3 / 10
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oklahoma_sweetpea71 · Taken for 5 to 10 years · October 27, 2013

For GERD: “I took Pepcid and Pepcid AC for years but like all Gas pills One pill could make me my stools solid "constipation" like for a couple of days.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · April 22, 2010

“Don't take too much and don't smoke cigarettes while using, both will make you sick.”

8 / 10
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wish2dance · Taken for 2 to 5 years · March 6, 2015

For Urticaria: “Combined with prednisone 20mg twice daily, and Zyrtec, also with a Epsom salt bath with lye soap, it really does work, and quickly.”

8 / 10
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brianm · July 13, 2010

For Duodenal Ulcer: “In my particular case, famotidine does not seem to relieve my symptoms on a consistent basis.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous · May 19, 2008

For Peptic Ulcer: “Very good in milder cases.”

7 / 10
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