Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet

Introduction

Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease by relieving the symptoms such as heartburn, indigestion, stomach pain, and irritation. It works by killing the ulcer-causing bacteria H. pylori.

Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, tiredness, headache, dryness in mouth, and metallic taste. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness and dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Otc HP Kit Tablet

  • Peptic ulcer disease

Side effects of Otc HP Kit Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Otc HP Kit

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste

How to use Otc HP Kit 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. Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Otc HP Kit Tablet works

Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Tinidazole, Omeprazole and Clarithromycin. Tinidazole is an antibiotic which kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA. Clarithromycin is also an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they treat your infection effectively. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which reduces the amount of acid in the stomach and prevents acid-related indigestion and ulcers.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg 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
Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

CAUTION
Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Otc HP Kit 500mg/20mg/25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.