Laftid 10mg Tablet

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Abbott

Composition for Laftid 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
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Medicine Overview of Laftid Tablet

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Uses of Laftid Tablet

Laftid 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Laftid Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Laftid 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. Laftid 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Laftid Tablet works

Laftid 10mg Tablet 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 Laftid Tablet

Expert advice for Laftid Tablet

  • Laftid is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Laftid 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 Laftid.
  • 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 Laftid 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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Laftid Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Laftid Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Laftid 10mg 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Laftid 10mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Laftid 10mg Tablet alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Laftid
10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Laftid
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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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