Topcid 40mg Tablet
Topcid 40mg Tablet

Topcid 40mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 7.85
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Medical Description

Topcid 40 tablet is used to treat peptic ulcers, heartburn and abnormal acid production in the stomach. It contains famotidine, an antacid medicine. It works by blocking the secretion of excess gastri...
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ContainsFamotidine(40.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Topcid 40 MG

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

Contraindications of Topcid 40 MG

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

Side effects of Topcid 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Irregular heart rhythm

Precautions and Warnings of Topcid 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Topcid 40 tablet 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Topcid 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is safe to use this medicine if you breastfeed. It does not cause any harm to the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Topcid 40 tablet?
A:
This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness, headache or confusion. If you feel such symptoms, then do not drive or operate machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Topcid 40 tablet?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. It is recommended to consult your doctor for further information.

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.

Mode of Action of Topcid 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Topcid 40 tablet 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 ulcers. Topcid 40 t...
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Directions for Use of Topcid 40 MG

Take Topcid 40 tablet orally as instructed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.

Interactions of Topcid 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Topcid 40 tablet 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 buy without a pre...
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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 t...
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  • If Tizanidine is used along with Topcid 40 tablet, 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.

Storage and disposal of Topcid 40 MG

  • Store Topcid tablets below 25°C.
  • Keep it in the original container, out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Topcid 40 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are usually the same as adverse effects like constipation, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, etc. If you think you have taken too much of Topcid 40 medicine, then contact your do...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Topcid 40, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose...
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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 40 tablet used for??

A: Topcid 40 tablet is an antacid medicine, used to treat excess acid production, heartburn, and stomach ulcers.

Q: When to take tab Topcid 40, before or after food?

A: Topcid 40 tablet can be taken with or without food.
Product Details
Brand
TOPCID
Expires on or After
29/09/2022

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Last Updated on: 09 May 2022 | 09:35 AM (IST)
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