yes it is
It is considered an "H2 receptor blocker" in the stomach.
Famotidine - an acid reducer. Source: http://www.pepcid.com/maximum
No. Pepcid is an H2 antagonist, and possesses no abuse potential whatsoever. It does not show up on any drug screen.
The three other H2 receptor blockers, famotidine (Pepcid, Pepcid AC), nizatidine (Axid), and ranitidine (Zantac), are similar in their uses.
The most common H2-receptor blockers are cimetidine (Tagamet), famotidine (Pepcid), nizatidine (Axid), and ranitidine (Zantac).
There was a recall for pepcid complete
Pepcid complete contain magnesium hydroxide.
1) Antacids - such as TUMS, Rolaids and Mylanta. 2) H2 antagonists - such as Zantac, Pepcid and others. 3) Proton pump inhibiotors - such as Prilosec (omeprazole), Protonix, Nexium and others.
rantac is H2 recepteduor blocker. which reduces histamin mediated release of HCL in stomach. so, it reduces acid secreation in burning ity pain.