Uses of Lafter Tablet

LAFTER 10 TABLET is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Lafter Tablet side effects

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

How to use Lafter 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. LAFTER 10 TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lafter Tablet works

LAFTER 10 TABLET is a H2 blocker (antacid). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

Lafter Tablet related warnings

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.
LAFTER 10 TABLET 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 LAFTER 10 TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether LAFTER 10 TABLET alters the ability 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 LAFTER 10 TABLET in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of LAFTER 10 TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lafter Tablet?

If you miss a dose of LAFTER 10 TABLET, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • LAFTER 10 TABLET is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take LAFTER 10 TABLET 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 LAFTER 10 TABLET.
  • 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 LAFTER 10 TABLET 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lafter with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
Brand(s): Miglicon
Brand(s): Terbicutis
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lafter

Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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