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Lafukem 5 mg Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lafukem 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lafukem 5 mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹5.8/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Lafukem Tablet

Uses of Lafukem Tablet

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

Lafukem Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Lafukem Tablet works

Lafukem 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 Lafukem Tablet

Expert advice for Lafukem Tablet

  • Lafukem 5 mg Tablet is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Lafukem 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 Lafukem 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 Lafukem 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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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 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 Lafukem 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Lafukem 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 Lafukem 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lafukem 5 mg 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 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 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
Lafukem with Nelfinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Lafukem with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Lafukem with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Lafukem with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb
Lafukem with Metformin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metformin: Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet, Clovimet, Performin, GD Met, Ultimet, Metco, Sumet, Metforan
Lafukem with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Lafukem with Voglibose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford, Vogliboss, Zevog, Illuvog, Voglik
Lafukem with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Lafukem with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Minerva
Lafukem with Miconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Lafukem with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Lafukem with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi
Lafukem with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Lafukem with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Lafukem with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Lafukem with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin
Lafukem with Cyclosporine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral
Lafukem with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Lafukem with Fosphenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Lafukem with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Lafukem with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell
Lafukem with Fluconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Lafukem with Voriconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit
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