Pepcid Complete vs Pepto-Bismol

Pepcid Complete
(OTC)
Pepto-Bismol
(OTC)
Pepcid Complete is a peptic ulcer medication.
Pepto-Bismol is a diarrhea medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.9
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Indigestion
4.5
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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October 16, 2000
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,359 Discussions
55,296 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Heartburn
#2 for GERD
#3 for Reflux
#4 for Indigestion
Pepcid Complete is approved for Heartburn, GERD and Reflux and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Diarrhea
#3 for Stomach Pain
#5 for Indigestion
Pepto-Bismol is approved for Nausea, Diarrhea and Stomach Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pep
Burning
8
Anxiety
5
Weight Loss
4
Chest Pain
3
Insomnia
3
Depression
2
Weight Gain
2
Flu
2
Gagging
2
Asthma
2
Pep
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Weight Gain
2
Cough
2
Addiction
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Diabetes
1
Rash
1
Reye's Syndrome
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Heart Attack
1
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Pepcid Complete
Pep
Pepto-Bismol
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Burning
Pep
Pep
8
0
Anxiety
Pep
Pep
5
0
Weight Loss
Pep
Pep
4
0
Chest Pain
Pep
Pep
3
0
Insomnia
Pep
Pep
3
0
Depression
Pep
Pep
2
0
Weight Gain
Pep
Pep
2
2
Flu
Pep
Pep
2
0
Gagging
Pep
Pep
2
0
Asthma
Pep
Pep
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pep
Pep
2
0
Weight Gain
Pep
Pep
2
2
Cough
Pep
Pep
2
0
Addiction
Pep
Pep
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pep
Pep
1
0
Diabetes
Pep
Pep
1
0
Rash
Pep
Pep
1
0
Reye's Syndrome
Pep
Pep
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Pep
Pep
1
0
Heart Attack
Pep
Pep
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Pepcid Complete during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Pepto-Bismol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 10-800-165 mg
Suspension: 262 mg/15 mL, 525 mg/15 mL, 524 mg/30mL
Tablet: 262 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Famotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium
Bismuth Subsalicylate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pepcid Complete and Pepto-Bismol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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