Medicine Overview of Lafukem Tablet
Side Effects of Lafukem are Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Increased liver enzymes, Constipation, Increased uric acid level in blood, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain, Protein in urine.
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.
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
- 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.
Lafukem Tablet related warnings
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.
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.
No information is available on the use of Lafukem 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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.
There is limited information available on the use of Lafukem 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Lafukem 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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
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