Topcid 40mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:30 am

Topcid 40mg Tablet

Uses of Topcid 40mg Tablet

Topcid 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Gastric Ulcer, Heartburn, Indigestion

Side effects of Topcid 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Topcid 40mg Tablet are – Headache, Confusion, Constipation, Diarrhea, Dizziness

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Topcid 40mg Tablet

Do not use Topcid 40mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Famotidine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Topcid 40mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Topcid 40mg Tablet works

Topcid 40mg Tablet contains – Famotidine

Famotidine works by blocking histamine H2 receptors that are found on the cells in the stomach lining. A natural body chemical called histamine normally binds to these receptors, causing the cells to produce stomach acid.

Dosage of Topcid 40mg Tablet

The dosage of Topcid 40mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Topcid 40mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Topcid 40mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Fadine 40mg Tablet  ( Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

4.24  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Facid 40mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

5.35  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Tobur 40mg Tablet  ( Themis Medicare Ltd. )

37.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Famodil 40mg Tablet  ( Stadmed Pvt. Ltd. )

5.31  14 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- antacids, sucralfate: Possibly decreased absorption of famotidine.

bone marrow depressants: Increased risk of blood dyscrasias.

itraconazole, ketoconazole: Possibly decreased absorption of these drugs.

Activity :- alcohol use: Possibly increased blood alcohol level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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