Lafukem 10mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lafukem 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
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Alcohol
55.82
₹5.58/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lafukem Tablet

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Uses of Lafukem Tablet

Lafukem 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Lafukem 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 Lafukem 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lafukem 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lafukem Tablet works

Lafukem 10mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Lafukem Tablet

Expert advice for Lafukem Tablet

  • Lafukem is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Lafukem 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 Lafukem.
  • 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 Lafukem 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Lafukem 10mg Tablet
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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
Lafukem 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 Lafukem 10mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Lafukem 10mg Tablet alters the abili
ty 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 Lafukem
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 Lafukem
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nevir 200mg Tablet, Nevimune 200mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

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.

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