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LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Lafudac Tablet

Uses of Lafudac Tablet

LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Lafudac Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lafudac are Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Increased liver enzymes, Constipation, Increased uric acid level in blood, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain, Protein in urine.

How to use Lafudac 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. LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lafudac Tablet works

LAFUDAC 5 MG 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.

In Depth Information on Lafudac Tablet

Expert advice for Lafudac Tablet

  • LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take LAFUDAC 5 MG 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 LAFUDAC 5 MG 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 LAFUDAC 5 MG 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.
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Lafudac Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lafudac 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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
LAFUDAC 5 MG 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lafudac Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of LAFUDAC 5 MG 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.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lafudac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lafudac with Efavirenz
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Efavirenz: Evirenz, Estiva, Efamat, Efferven, Efcure, Viranz
Lafudac with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc
Lafudac with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Lafudac with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Lafudac with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Lafudac with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen
Lafudac with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Lafudac with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, AC Z, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb
Lafudac with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip
Lafudac with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell
Lafudac with Fosphenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Lafudac with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Lafudac with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Lafudac with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Lafudac with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin
Lafudac with Cyclosporine
MODERATE
Lafudac with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan

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