Have a good night, with Maximum Strength PEPCID AC®.
Even at night, Maximum Strength PEPCID AC® is strong enough to prevent tough heartburn,† or relieve it after it strikes. Each Maximum Strength PEPCID AC® tablet contains twice the medicine found in Original Strength PEPCID AC®.
Who is it great for?
Does heartburn keep you from falling asleep at night? Then let Maximum Strength PEPCID AC® come to the rescue. It works on tough heartburn, even at night. So start dreaming.
†Prevents heartburn if taken 10 to 15 minutes before a meal
This medicine may not be suitable for some people. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using if you:
Are allergic to any component of this product or have had an allergic reaction to another product that contains an acid reducer.
Are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Have trouble swallowing, pain on swallowing, vomiting of blood or passage of red/black blood in the stools, wheezing or your stomach pains continue.
Have severe kidney disease or any other severe illnesses.
Are over 40 and you are experiencing new or recently changed symptoms of acid indigestion or heartburn.
Are taking any prescription or over-the-counter medications, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs [NSAIDs] (because these medicines may be causing your symptoms).
Have a previous history of erosive esophagitis, irritable bowel syndrome or ulcer disease complications.
Are experiencing unintended weight loss in association with your symptoms of acid indigestion or heartburn.
You are taking a proton pump inhibitor.
Your heartburn is frequent (more than 3 times per week) and/or severe.
Maximum Strength PEPCID AC® is generally well tolerated. Should any unusual symptoms occur, consult a doctor right away. In case of overdose, get medical help immediately or contact a Poison Control Centre right away.
Heartburn and acid indigestion are common, however heartburn can be a sign of a more serious medical condition, which requires medical intervention. Stop use of this product and any other nonprescription products you are taking for heartburn and see your doctor or pharmacist if:
you have had heartburn for over 3 months and have not seen a doctor about it
your heartburn continues, worsens or returns after using heartburn medication every day for 14 days.
you often need to use heartburn medication for 14 consecutive days (for example every 6 weeks or more frequently).
your heartburn continues after using this or any other nonprescription heartburn product. Your doctor may prescribe a stronger medicine for your symptoms.