LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Lafudac Tablet

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

Lafudac Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Constipation
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • 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.

Lafudac Tablet related warnings

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?

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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
LAFUDAC 5 MG TABLET
₹3.5/Tablet
Swiftin 5mg Tablet
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
₹3.9/Tablet
11% costlier
Lafukem 5mg Tablet
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹5.8/Tablet
66% costlier

Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lafudac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lafudac

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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
Ayurveda
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 9th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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