WTVD: Popular heartburn medicine being studied as treatment for coronavirus

WTVD: Popular heartburn medicine being studied as treatment for coronavirus. “Over the past few weeks researchers have been discreetly studying a new potential treatment for COVID-19 — and it might not be what you expect. The treatment in question is called famotidine, and it’s the active ingredient in Pepcid, an over-the-counter medication commonly used to alleviate heartburn.”