Do PEPCID® products contain gluten? Gluten or gluten-containing grains are not ingredients in the product. However, we do not currently test our final products for gluten, and we cannot confirm that the product or any ingredients in the product are free of gluten.
Is Pepcid AC Maximum Strength gluten free?
Just one tablet of up & up™ Maximum Strength Famotidine Tablets, 20 mg prevents and relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion brought on by eating and drinking certain foods and beverages. This gluten free heartburn medicine is intended for adults and children 12 years and over.
Which antacids are gluten free?
Tums: This is the only brand-name antacid that makes a gluten-free claim. Tums tablets, which come in a wide variety of flavors and strengths, contain the active ingredient calcium carbonate and are considered gluten-free, according to the manufacturer.
What is Pepcid made of?
Each tablet for oral administration contains either 20 mg or 40 mg of famotidine and the following inactive ingredients: hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxides, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, talc, titanium dioxide, and carnauba wax.
Is Pepcid chewable gluten free?
This product has no gluten containing ingredients.
Is Pepcid good for acid reflux?
Pepcid (famotidine) is an H2-blocker used to treat and prevent recurrence of stomach and duodenal ulcers. Pepcid is also useful in managing heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Pepcid is available as a generic drug.
Does Pepcid have side effects?
SIDE EFFECTS: Headache, constipation, diarrhea, or dizziness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Are all TUMS gluten free?
All varieties of TUMS® Regular Strength product are Gluten Free & Kosher Pareve. Each tablet contains: elemental calcium 200mg.
Are Tums Extra Strength gluten free?
All varieties of TUMS® Extra Strength 750 are Gluten Free & Kosher Pareve. Each tablet contains: elemental calcium 300mg, sodium 2mg. Store below 30°C (86°F.)
Is Gatorade gluten free?
Sports drink lovers rejoice! There is no added gluten in Gatorade Thirst Quencher, G2 or Gatorade Endurance Formula. This means that Gatorade is gluten-free.
Is it OK to take Pepcid every day?
To prevent heartburn, take 1 tablet by mouth with a glass of water 15-60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn. Do not use more than 2 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by your doctor. Do not take for more than 14 days in a row without talking with your doctor.
Why was Pepcid recalled?
On April 1, 2020, the FDA requested that all forms of ranitidine (Zantac, generic versions), including prescription and over-the-counter products, be removed from the market. They may contain unacceptable levels of a potential cancer-causing substance known as NDMA, or N-Nitrosodimethylamine.
What is the safest acid reflux medicine?
At this point, if you are concerned about taking Zantac there are alternative medications that are perfectly acceptable. Pepcid and Tagamet are both over the counter histamine blockers that can be used in place of Zantac.
Does Pepcid help with coronavirus?
Famotidine, sold under the brand name Pepcid, appeared to improve symptoms in a group of 10 patients diagnosed with COVID-19, researchers reported online June 4 in the journal Gut. The patients’ self-reported symptoms began to feel better within a day or two of taking famotidine, the study authors said.
Is Pepcid Complete the same as Pepcid AC?
Original Strength PEPCID AC® and Maximum Strength PEPCID AC® contain an H2 blocker that begins to work in 15-30 minutes and helps control acid all day or all night. * PEPCID Complete® combines an H2 blocker with an antacid that starts neutralizing acid in your stomach in seconds, so it works even faster.
What is Pepcid used to treat?
It is used to prevent and treat heartburn and other symptoms caused by too much acid in the stomach (acid indigestion).