Posted by: Nini | 2012/05/08


Hi, I suffer from chronic heartburn for years already. Recently I was prescribed Topzole for a month and it seemed to have helped. Then I discovered that I was pregnant, and my heartburn has now peaked again. I know that it is worse becfuase of the pregnancy, but unfortunately I am in extreme pain, to a point where my throat is actually burnt. I am desperate!!! My doctor is out of the country for another week. Please tell me if I could continue taking the topzole during pregnancy?

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Topzole can cause an abortion during pregnancy. I therefore, suggest that you use Gaviscon, three times daily before meals or even when the heartburn is severe.


Dr Anrich

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Posted by: Giuliana Sago | 2015/09/27

I'm trying to conceive I'm on fertility treatment and taking follic acid which seems to aggravating my ulcers. Can I continue using topzole while trying to conceive?

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Posted by: slindile | 2014/01/19

Hey I am also pregnant and I suffer heartburn and I suggest u not to take topzole tablets because you are putting ur life and da innocent child at risk

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Posted by: Abiex | 2012/05/29

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