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Pepcid Complete by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 23, 2019.

Dosage form: tablet, chewable
Ingredients: famotidine 10mg, calcium carbonate 800mg, magnesium hydroxide 165mg
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 16837-891

Pepcid Complete

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each chewable tablet)Purposes
Famotidine 10 mgAcid reducer
Calcium carbonate 800 mgAntacid
Magnesium hydroxide 165 mgAntacid


relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach


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. Antacids and 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)

  • adults and children 12 years and over:
    • do not swallow tablet whole: chew completely
    • to relieve symptoms, chew 1 tablet before swallowing
    • do not use more than 2 chewable tablets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information
  • each tablet contains: calcium 320 mg, magnesium 70 mg
  • read the directions and warnings before use
  • read the bottle. It contains important information.
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • protect from moisture
  • do not use if foil inner seal imprinted with "SAFETY SEAL®" is broken or missing

Inactive ingredients

cellulose acetate, corn starch, crospovidone, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, dextrose excipient, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, flavors, gum arabic, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mineral oil, sucralose

Questions or comments?

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


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NDC 16837-891-50


Famotidine 10 mg–Acid reducer
Calcium carbonate 800 mg–Antacid
Magnesium hydroxide 165 mg–Antacid

Just One Tablet!
Relieves Heartburn Due to Acid Indigestion
Cool Mint Flavor

Chewable Tablets

actual size

famotidine, calcium carbonate, and magnesium hydroxide tablet, chewable
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:16837-891
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
famotidine (famotidine) famotidine10 mg
calcium carbonate (carbonate ion) calcium carbonate800 mg
magnesium hydroxide (hydroxide ion) magnesium hydroxide165 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
cellulose acetate 
starch, corn 
crospovidone (15 MPA.S AT 5%) 
D&C yellow no. 10 
aluminum oxide 
Dextrose, Unspecified form 
FD&C blue no. 1 
Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (70000 WAMW) 
hypromellose, unspecified 
lactose monohydrate 
magnesium stearate 
mineral oil 
Product Characteristics
ColorGREENScoreno score
FlavorMINTImprint CodeP
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:16837-891-2525 TABLET, CHEWABLE in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:16837-891-5050 TABLET, CHEWABLE in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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