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Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain. It helps reduce the amount of acid in the stomach and provide relief from acid-related indigestion and heartburn. It also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation, and fever.

Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. Take it in the dose and duration directed by your doctor. Take it regularly and do not discontinue using it until the doctor tells you it is alright to stop.

Using of the medicine may cause some common side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and loss of appetite. If you experience any of such side effects that do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. To make sure it is safe for you, you should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. It should be used with caution in patients who are alcoholic or have liver or kidney disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Dicka F Tablet

Side effects of Dicka F Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Constipation
    Try to eat foods which are high in fiber such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals to increase the bulk and consistency of bowel movements. Drink plenty of water or non-alcoholic drinks and stay hydrated to promote healthy digestion. Increasing physical activities such as walking, yoga and regular exercise can also be helpful. If your condition does not improve, you can ask your doctor to prescribe you laxative medicine.
  • Coping with Loss of appetite
    It is important to eat, even if you do not feel like it. You might try switching to smaller meals and frequent snacks. Try eating healthy and nutritious snacks that are high in calories and protein, such as dried fruit and nuts. It is important to drink even if you cannot eat. But, do not fill your stomach with liquid before eating. Eat when you are most hungry. Exercise such as a short walk may also increase your appetite. Talk to your doctor about possible medication or supplements if your condition does not improve.

How to use Dicka F Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dicka F Tablet works

Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Famotidine which relieve abdominal pain. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by preventing the formation of chemicals responsible for fever, pain, and inflammation (redness and swelling). Famotidine is an H2 blocker (type of antacid). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to get relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dicka F 50 mg/20 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

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VIGORA FORCE 50 MG/30 MG TABLET
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi kindly consult to allopathic doctor as I am an Ayurveda doctor
i have been prescribed JUPIROSFL10.could you please give a generic prescription so that i can order another brand
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Jupiros F Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts). Rosuvastatin (10 mg); Fenofibrate (160 mg).
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References
  1. MedIndia. Diclofenac+Famotidine. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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