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Famotidine (Fred's Inc.)

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TABLET, FILM COATED 30 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK (55315-035-31) Label Information

Complete Famotidine Information

  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH TABLET)

    Famotidine USP, 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
    • with other acid reducers
    • 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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • frequent chest pain
    • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
    • unexplained weight loss
    • nausea or vomiting
    • stomach pain
    • 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

    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).


  • 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

    • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
    • protect from moisture
    • read the directions and warnings before use
    • keep the carton. It contains important information.
    • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF THE CARTON OR INDIVIDUAL BLISTER UNIT IS OPEN OR TORN.

  • INACTIVE INGREDIENTS

    Colloidal silicon dioxide, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxide red, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol 400, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide


  • QUESTIONS?

    Call 1-800-406-7984


  • PATIENT INFORMATION

    • 1 tablet relieves heartburn due to acid indigestion
    • Famotidine prevents heartburn due to acid indigestion brought on by eating and drinking certain foods and beverages.

    Tips for Managing Heartburn

    • Do not lie flat or bend over after eating
    • Do not wear tight-fitting clothing around the stomach
    • Do not eat before bedtime
    • Raise the head of your bed
    • Avoid heartburn - causing foods such as rich, spicy, fatty or fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, and certain fruits and vegetables
    • Eat slowly and avoid big meals
    • If overweight, lose weight
    • Quit smoking

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    fred's®

    Original Strength

    Acid Controller

    Famotidine Tablets USP, 10 mg

    Acid Reducer

    Just One Tablet

    Prevents & Relieves Heartburn Due to Acid Indigestion

    30 TABLETS

    Compare To Original Strength Pepcid®AC†

    DISTRIBUTED BY: fred's, Inc.

    5092839/R0112

    This is the 30 count blister carton label for Fred's Famotidine tablets USP, 10 mg.

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    FAMOTIDINE 
    famotidine tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:55315-035
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    FAMOTIDINE (UNII: 5QZO15J2Z8) (FAMOTIDINE - UNII:5QZO15J2Z8) FAMOTIDINE 10 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    COLLOIDAL SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE (UNII: RFW2ET671P)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    FERRIC OXIDE RED (UNII: 1K09F3G675)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)  
    STARCH, PREGELATINIZED CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color pink Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 8mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 035
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:55315-035-31 30 in 1 BLISTER PACK
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    ANDA ANDA090283 06/25/2010
    Labeler - Fred's Inc. (005866116)
    Registrant - Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (937890044)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Ohm Laboratories Inc. 184769029 manufacture(55315-035)