Lafumac 10mg Tablet

icon
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Lafumac 10mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Lafumac Tablet

uses

Uses of Lafumac Tablet

Lafumac 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
uses

Side effects of Lafumac Tablet

Common

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

uses

How to use Lafumac 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. Lafumac 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lafumac Tablet works

Lafumac 10mg 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 Lafumac Tablet

Expert advice for Lafumac Tablet

  • Lafumac is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Lafumac 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 Lafumac.
  • 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 Lafumac 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
Lafumac Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lafumac 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.
...
+more
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lafumac 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.
...
+more
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Lafumac 10mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Driving
It is not known whether Lafumac 10mg Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
...
+more
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lafumac
10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lafumac
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Danavir 600mg Tablet, K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

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.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Substitutes for Lafumac Tablet

Lafaxid 10mg Tablet
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
₹8.56/Tablet
78% costlier
Lafudac 10mg Tablet
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
₹8.68/Tablet
80% costlier
₹4.75/Tablet
save 1%
Lafukem 10mg Tablet
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹5.58/Tablet
16% costlier
LAFTER 10 TABLET
Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹5.7/Tablet
18% costlier
Top Physicians
4.4
4.4
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
4.6
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
cross img