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Acid Controller Original Strength Prescribing Information

Package insert / product label
Generic name: famotidine
Dosage form: tablet
Drug class: H2 antagonists

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 24, 2023.

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Famotidine 10 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

Indications and Usage for Acid Controller Original Strength

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
kidney disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking a prescription drug. 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)

Acid Controller Original Strength Dosage and Administration

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 at any time from 15 to 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

Storage and Handling

read the directions and warnings before use
keep the carton. It contains important information.
store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
protect from moisture

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, hypromellose, iron oxide red, iron oxide yellow, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin

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Acid Controller

FAMOTIDINE TABLETS, 10 mg / ACID REDUCER

Original Strength

‚óŹ Just one tablet prevents & relieves heartburn due to acid indigestion

30 TABLETS

ACTUAL SIZE

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ACID CONTROLLER ORIGINAL STRENGTH
famotidine tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0141
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
FAMOTIDINE (UNII: 5QZO15J2Z8) (FAMOTIDINE - UNII:5QZO15J2Z8) FAMOTIDINE10 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)
MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)
POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)
TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)
TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)
FERRIC OXIDE RED (UNII: 1K09F3G675)
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW (UNII: EX438O2MRT)
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize8mm
FlavorImprint CodeL141
Contains
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:0363-0141-6530 in 1 CARTON11/25/2009
11 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
2NDC:0363-0141-751 in 1 CARTON08/28/2009
290 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07540008/28/2009
Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)

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