Covid-19 Service Update

At Best Price Rx, the health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority. Due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic affecting us all, there have been some changes within our industry in general, and in our company specifically, that we want to make our customers aware of.

Call Center

Our current call center hours of operation are 6AM – 9PM every day, seven days per week. If you are experiencing increased hold times or are calling outside of these hours, please leave us a message or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Due to increased demand on telephone networks worldwide, you may experience some intermittent connection problems. If this happens our agents will call you back.


We are currently seeing delays in our regular shipping times. Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Shipments may now take an additional 2 – 4 weeks or more to arrive, depending on the source country of your order.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

These are industry-wide delays and are mainly occurring due to disruptions in local postal delivery in the countries where our customers live. They are temporary, and we thank the shipping and delivery personnel who are working hard for all of us during this global crisis.

Please Note: As these types of shipping delays are not within our direct control, we are temporarily adjusting our regular Shipping Guarantee from 30 days to 60 days. We will provide updates as the situation changes.

Our Commitment

If you have any questions about any changes in our service please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of all orders. The health of our customers and staff is our highest priority and we remain committed to providing service at the highest level.

We thank you for your support in these challenging times.

Management and Staff
Best Price Rx

Pepcid Famotidine and/or alternatives

Product / Manufacturer
Quantity / Price (USD)

Pepcid 40mg

Manufacturer: Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom

This product is currently unavailable.

Pepcid 40mg

Manufacturer: Merck Canada Inc Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada

This product is currently unavailable.

Famotidine 40mg

Generic Alternative to Pepcid 40mg
Marketed as Novo-Famotidine in Canada Manufacturer: Novopharm Ltd. Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
  • What is a Generic?

  • This item requires a prescription from your doctor

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  • Please note that the source country, shipping country and/or manufacture may vary depending on availability.

Description of Pepcid

Pepcid belongs to a class of drug known as histamine-2 blockers. The generic name of Pepcid is Famotidine. Your doctor may ask you to buy Pepcid if you are suffering from stomach ulcer. Pepcid is taken orally in the form of suspension or tablets.

Indications & Dosage of Pepcid

Pepcid is used to prevent and treat ulcers in the intestines and stomach. It is also used to cure a disease known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome in which the stomach produces excess acid. Pepcid treats GERD or gastroesophageal reflux and conditions in which the acid recedes into the esophagus and causes heartburn. Pepcid decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach and provides relief from the various symptoms.

The dosage of Pepcid depends on a lot of factors like patients’ age, medical conditions and medications they take. The recommended dosage of Pepcid for treating upper intestine ulcer is 40 mg to be taken as a whole or in two equal doses.

To treat stomach ulcers, Pepcid 40 mg is the recommended dose.

Children between 1 and 16 years of age should take Pepcid 0.5 mg per kg per day.

For adults suffering from GERD, the recommended dosage of Pepcid is 20 mg. For infants and children, the dosage of Pepcid will depend on their weight.

Pepcid tablets must be chewed properly and then swallowed. If you are taking Pepcid suspension, shake the bottle before use.

Side Effects & Interactions of Pepcid

Pepcid may cause some negligible side effects. You may consult your doctor if any of these side effects become unbearable :

  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Mood changes
  • Constipation
  • Muscle cramps
  • Weakness and joint pain

Pepcid may give rise to some serious side effects that require immediate medical attention. Call your doctor if you notice any of these side effects :

  • Jaundice
  • Confusion
  • Easy bleeding or bruising
  • Seizure
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Pounding heartbeat
  • Hallucinations
  • Allergic reactions

Certain drugs may interact with Pepcid and cause side effects. You must let your doctor know about all the medications you take before commencing treatment with Pepcid, especially :

  • Ketoconazole
  • Aspirin
  • Atazanavir
  • NSAIDs
  • Itraconazole

Warnings & Precautions of Pepcid

Before commencing treatment with Pepcid, you must tell your doctor about all the medical conditions you have, especially :

  • Stomach cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Liver disease
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Other breathing problems

People who are allergic to famotodine should not buy Pepcid. If you notice any signs of allergic reactions like hives or swelling of the tongue, lip and face, or difficulty breathing, you must seek medical help.

If you are pregnant or are planning to conceive, consult your doctor about the harmful side effects of Pepcid on your unborn baby.

Lactating mothers should not take Pepcid. Ask your doctor for advice if you have to take Pepcid while breastfeeding your baby.

Infants below 12 months of age should not be given Pepcid.

Pepcid may affect your thinking and reasoning skills. Do no indulge in driving or performing activities that require you to be alert.

Your doctor may suggest diet and lifestyle changes along with treatment with Pepcid. Make sure that you follow his/her instructions carefully.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: All medical content is supplied by a third party company who is independent from this web site. As such, this web site can not guarantee the reliability, accuracy, and /or medical efficacy of the information provided. In all circumstances, you should seek the advice of a health professional pertaining to drug, treatment and/or medical condition advice. Note that not all products are shipped by our contracted Canadian pharmacy. This website contracts with dispensaries around the world that ship products directly to our customers. Some of the jurisdiction include but are not limited to United Kingdom, Europe, Turkey, India, Canada, Vanuatu, Mauritius, and USA. The items within your order may be shipped from any one of these jurisdiction depending on the availability and cost of the products at the time you place your order. The products are sourced from these countries as well as others. Please note that the product appearance may vary from actual product received depending on availability. The content above has been supplied by a third party who is contracted to, and also independent from, this web site. This web site cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability or medical efficacy of the content provided. It is suggested that you always seek the advice of a health professional for treatment, drug or medical condition advice.

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