Topcid 40 Tablet

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    Topcid 40 Tablet Information

    Topcid 40 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Peptic Ulcer. Secondary and off-label uses of Topcid 40 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Topcid 40 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Topcid 40 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Topcid 40 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Topcid 40 Tablet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Topcid 40 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Other contraindications of Topcid 40 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Topcid 40 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Topcid 40 Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Topcid 40 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Topcid 40 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Topcid 40 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 6 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 6 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Acidity
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Peptic Ulcer
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Peptic Ulcer
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: Above 1 years old can take

    Topcid 40 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Topcid 40 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Topcid is safe to take during pregnancy.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Topcid 40 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Topcid does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Topcid 40 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Topcid may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Topcid 40 Tablet on the Liver?


      Topcid is rarely harmful for the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Topcid 40 Tablet on the Heart?


      You can take Topcid without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    Topcid 40 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Topcid 40 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Topcid 40 Tablet

    • Is this Topcid 40 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Topcid 40 Tablet is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Topcid 40 Tablet will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Topcid 40 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Topcid 40 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Topcid 40 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Topcid 40 Tablet


      Taking Topcid 40 Tablet with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Topcid 40 Tablet


      Consuming Topcid 40 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Topcid 40 Tablet

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can Topcid be used to treat gastritis?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Topcid is used to treat gastritis. It helps by preventing the excess acid secretion in the stomach and relieve the gastritis symptoms like stomach pain, stomach inflammation, and acid reflux.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Is Topcid an antacid?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Topcid is not an antacid. It belongs to the group of medicine called H2- receptor blocker which blocks the excess acid secretion in the stomach while antacid only neutralized the stomach acid by coating the stomach.

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can I smoke while taking Topcid?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Avoid smoking when you are taking Topcid. As per clinical studies, the effectiveness of Topcid is lower in smokers as compared to non-smokers. Moreover, smoking may increase the acid secretion which can cause stomach problem.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to use Topcid?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Take Topcid 1-2 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. It has to be taken 15 - 60 minute before the meal. Do not take more than 2 tablets in a day unless recommended by the doctor.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Topcid work?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Topcid contain famotidine. It works blocking certain receptors in the stomach (H2 receptors) which prevents the excessive secretion of stomach acid from gastric parietal cells. Hence in this way, Topcid promotes healing of stomach ulcer and provides relief in acid reflux and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pepcid® (Famotidine)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 650

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 641-643

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