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LAFUKEM 5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LAFUKEM

Lafutidine(5 mg)

food interaction for LAFUKEM

alcohol interaction for LAFUKEM

pregnancy interaction for LAFUKEM

lactation interaction for LAFUKEM

medicine interaction for LAFUKEM

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lafukem 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
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.
UNSAFE
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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Lafukem 5mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LAFUKEM

    Lafutidine(5 mg)

    Uses

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

    How it works

    Lafukem 5mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

    Common side effects

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

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    Expert advice FOR LAFUKEM

    • Lafutidine is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
    • Take Lafutidine 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 Lafutidine.
    • 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 Lafutidine 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)