Cardinal Health Acid Reducer Drug Facts

Cardinal Health Acid Reducer Drug Facts

Drug Labeling and Warnings

Drug Details

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LEADER ACID REDUCER ORIGINAL STRENGTH- famotidine tablet 
Cardinal Health

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Cardinal Health Acid Reducer Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Famotidine 10 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

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. It contains important information.
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • protect from moisture and light

Inactive ingredients

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

Questions or comments?

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Compare to Original Strength Pepcid® AC active ingredient

Original Strength

Famotidine Tablets, 10 mg

Acid Reducer

Just One Tablet Prevents & Relieves Heartburn Due to Acid Indigestion

Actual Size

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LEADER ACID REDUCER  ORIGINAL STRENGTH
famotidine tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC: 37205-614
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)  
HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (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 Code L141
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC: 37205-614-653 in 1 CARTON
110 in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07540010/14/2009
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)

Revised: 10/2009
 
Cardinal Health


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