Home>Lafukem>lafukem 5mg tablet

Lafukem 5mg Tablet

icon
Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lafukem 5mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primary uses of Lafukem 5mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
MRP
58
₹5.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

Medicine Overview of Lafukem Tablet

uses

Uses of Lafukem Tablet

Lafukem 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
uses

Lafukem Tablet side effects

Common

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

uses

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. Lafukem 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lafukem Tablet works

Lafukem 5mg 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 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.
video imgplay img
Lafukem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lafukem 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
Lafukem 5mg 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 Lafukem 5mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Lafukem 5mg 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 Lafukem 5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lafukem 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lafukem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lafukem 5mg 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 Lafukem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lafukem with Efavirenz
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Efavirenz: Evirenz, Estiva, Efamat, Efferven, Efcure, Viranz, Efavir
Lafukem with Nevirapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nevirapine: Nevimune, Nevipan, Nevir, Nevirex, Neviretro
Lafukem with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Lafukem with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine, Phyte, Tebisure
Lafukem with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol
Lafukem with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Lafukem with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Lafukem with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Lafukem with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Lafukem with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Disorb, Gludase, AC Z, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck, Acarex, Lysibay
Lafukem with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Lafukem with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Lafukem with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Lafukem with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip, Gluconil
Lafukem with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol, Glucosafe, Semi Codica
Lafukem with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Lafukem with Fosphenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Lafukem with Cyclosporine
MODERATE
Lafukem with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Lafukem with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Lafukem with Voriconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier, Verz
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Lafukem 5mg Tablet: HPC, RSA, ENP, SGH, UMP, BHP, MAK, JVN, QTM, SBA, RSS, RHW, HGI, EVP, HTS, IAD, OHM, RPI, SLN, IPL, ZEL, WSI, MMS, STA, NVL, MPC, CLT, FGH, BIO, JIV, BMJ, JSL, ZVP, VRS, QLF, DPL, SSA, SHD, ANT, ATL, PWN, SBL, DGN, SRG, PMA, MLC, GBL, KMC, HZF, AGT, PPR, DVH, PTI, AAY, SGC, MDO, SJP, BLE, LCC, PLT, MSD, OWP, GNC, HMP, RDR, HBV, SDM, PNT, 9T9, MDH, HNP, BAP, JVO, SHP, AYM, OLT, DLP, NSL, AMR, AAR, SWA, HEX, HSP, HIP, GTK, HAT, NDP, RUS, RJH, SVH, TFP, SWP, PRN, P2P, TNH, BHM, EQN, NTB, MAX, LHA, RDH, ABP, AYU, DFP, BBS, KHH, BSN, NVY, GPP, PEN, BDN, VDH, SYN, ADT, TOM, ESY, GPT, RWP, VNS, RPP, TRP, NNH, GTC, RHL, ARD, DHR, USF, ATP, OIP, BAL, SHC, GHR, INC, PVP, SCH, WHL, KHC, MAM, SAF, EMB, THP, DYG, RKS, NXG, DPP, BTM
cross img