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Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 5.05*
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Topcid 20 MG Description

Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets contains Famotidine an antacid medicine. It works by blocking the secretion of excess gastric acid thereby reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. Topcid 20mg Stri

p Of 14 Tablets is used to treat peptic ulcers, heartburn, and abnormal acid production in the stomach. This medicine can be taken with or without food. One should not break, crush or chew the medicine.

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ContainsFamotidine(20.0 Mg)
TherapyANTACID
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uses

Uses of Topcid 20 MG

For the treatment of peptic ulcers in the stomach and intestine and to treat abnormal acid production in the stomach
contraindications

Contraindications of Topcid 20 MG

If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine
sideEffects

Side effects of Topcid 20 MG

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Constipation, diarrhoea
  • Irregular heart rhythm
  • Jaundice, hepatitis
  • Blood disorders like low blood count
  • Severe allergic reactions, red pale bumps, swelling on face, lips or tongue, prickling sensation
  • Muscle injury or muscle pain
  • Confusion, aggression
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin disorders
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Topcid 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is safe to use this medicine if you breastfeed. It does not cause any harm to the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets?
A:
This medicine may cause dizziness, or drowsiness, headache, or confusion. If you feel such symptoms, then do not drive or operate machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. It is recommended to consult your doctor for further information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly person with kidney problems, may experience symptoms like confusion, hallucinations, fits or altered mental state, laziness, etc.
  • You have a kidney problem, the doctor may adjust the dose accordingly.
  • You may develop a risk of stomach cancer.
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Mode of Action of Topcid 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets acts by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. The stomach produces acid to digest food. Excess production of acid can lead to acidity, heartburn, and ulc...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Topcid 20 MG

Take Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets orally as instructed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.
interactions

Interactions of Topcid 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you bu...
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  • Medicines that can affect the absorption of this medicine are Fosamprenavir, Atazanavir and Rilpivirine used to treat HIV, Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir to treat Hepatitis C, Erlotinib, Nilotinib, Dasatinib ...
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  • If Tizanidine is used along with Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets, can cause a drop in blood pressure, low heartbeat, or drowsiness.
  • Other medicines are Delavirdine mesylate to treat HIV, Cefditoren (antibiotic) and Antibiotics like Itraconazole or Ketoconazole should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Topcid 20 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C
  • Keep it in the original container, out of the reach of children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Topcid 20 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are usually the same as adverse effects like constipation, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, etc. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor imm...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is acid reflux?

A: There is a valve-like structure called the sphincter between the food pipe and stomach. This valve prevents the acid and the food in your stomach from coming back into the food pipe. When this valve is weak or damaged, acid starts entering the stomach causing, heartburn, difficulty in swallowing, food regurgitation.

Q: Can I reduce my acidity problem by changing my lifestyle habits?

A: Yes, there are certain lifestyle changes that can help you to reduce acidity problems such as maintaining a healthy weight, avoid lying down immediately after meals and sitting for long hours, doing regular exercise, taking proper sleep, avoid staying up late at night, eating smaller meals, reduce smoking if you have a smoking habit as smoking can induce stomach ulcer, avoid sugary and processed food, meat, sodas, alcohol and fried food, etc.

Q: What is Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets used for??

A: Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets is an antacid medicine, used to treat excess acid production, heartburn, and stomach ulcers.

Q: When to take Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets before or after food?

A: Topcid 20mg Strip Of 14 Tablets can be taken with or without food.
Product Details
Brand
TOPCID
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/08/2024
Last Updated on: 05 Nov 2022 | 01:55 PM (IST)

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