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Upsher-Smith Launches Famotidine for Oral Suspension, USP

Maple Grove, MN – August 15, 2023 – Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC (Upsher-Smith) today announced the recent launch of Famotidine for Oral Suspension, USP. The Famotidine Oral Suspension market had U.S. sales of approximately $73 million for the 12 months ending June 2023 according to IQVIA. The Therapeutic Equivalence (TE) code for Upsher-Smith’s product is AB, and the original Reference Listed Drug (RLD) was the brand Pepcid® (famotidine) for oral suspension.*

This product launch is a result of Upsher-Smith’s strategic partnership with Appco Pharma LLC (Appco), a New Jersey-based generic drug development and manufacturing company.

Product Information




Package Size

Famotidine for Oral Suspension, USP

40 mg/5 mL (when reconstituted)


50 mL bottle (when reconstituted)

For questions about ordering, please call Upsher-Smith at 1-800-654-2299.

Please refer to the full Prescribing Information for Famotidine for Oral Suspension, USP here. You can also call 1-888-650-3789 to obtain a copy of the full Prescribing Information. You are encouraged to report suspected adverse reactions to Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC at 1-855-899-9180 or to the FDA by visiting

About Upsher-Smith

Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC is a trusted U.S. pharmaceutical company that strives to improve the health and lives of patients through an unwavering commitment to high-quality products and sustainable growth. The company brings brands and generics to a wide array of customers, always backed by its attentive level of service, strong industry relationships, and dedication to uninterrupted supply. For more information, visit

*Pepcid is a registered trademark of Merck & Co. Inc. Pepcid (famotidine) for oral suspension has been discontinued.


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