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Lafjoy 10mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lafjoy Capsule


Uses of Lafjoy Capsule

Lafjoy 10mg Capsule is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

Lafjoy Capsule side effects


Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Increased liver enzymes, Constipation, Increased uric acid level in blood, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain, Protein in urine.


How to use Lafjoy Capsule

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. Lafjoy 10mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lafjoy Capsule works

Lafjoy 10mg Capsule is an H2 blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

In Depth Information on Lafjoy Capsule

Expert advice for Lafjoy Capsule

  • Lafjoy is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Lafjoy before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
  • If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Lafjoy.
  • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Lafjoy for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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Lafjoy Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Lafjoy Capsule
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food
pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Also Lafutidine can decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
Lafjoy 10mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Lafjoy 10mg Capsul
e during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Lafjoy 10mg Capsule alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Lafjoy
10mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Lafjoy
10mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Danavir 600mg Tablet, K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lafutidine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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