Larfen 50mg Tablet

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Lark Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Larfen 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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80.58
₹8.06/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Larfen Tablet

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Uses of Larfen Tablet

Larfen 50mg Tablet is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Larfen Tablet

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Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Larfen 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. It is better to take Larfen 50mg Tablet with food.

How Larfen Tablet works

Larfen 50mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Larfen Tablet

Expert advice for Larfen Tablet

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Larfen can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Larfen 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Larfen 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Larfen 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Larfen 50mg Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Larfen 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Larfen 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Larfen 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Larfen 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Larfen 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Diclofenac

Q. What is the difference between Larfen and naproxen?
In research studies, naproxen has been found to have lesser cardiovascular events like stroke and heart attack than Larfen. Another key variations naproxen may be more likely to be recommended for the treatment of inflammatory conditions in young patients as compared to Larfen.
Q. What is the difference between Larfen and ketoprofen?
Although both these agents are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), there is a subtle difference in the way they act. Ketoprofen blocks the Cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzyme without any preference for blocking of any one of this enzyme subtypes. Larfen has the preference to block COX-2 subtype of Cyclooxygenase enzyme. Blocking of COX reduces prostaglandins (chemicals naturally produced by the body that is responsible for pain and inflammation).
Q. Can Larfen be used along with warfarin?
No. Using Larfen together with warfarin can increase the risk of serious bleeding from the stomach (Higher than users of either drug alone). Inform your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Are Larfen and ibuprofen same?
No. Larfen and Ibuprofen are different medicines but they both belong to the same class of drugs i.e. Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). Both are commonly used as painkillers.
Yes. Larfen is a pain killer. In fact, it belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis.
No, Larfen is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Yes, Larfen can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
No, Larfen is not approved for the treatment of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a condition where the liver is inflamed. Larfen can, in fact, cause harm to the liver as a side effect.
Yes, Larfen is a pain killer. C-section is the short name for Cesarean Section which is an operative procedure to deliver the baby through the mother's abdomen and uterus. Larfen can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.
Q. What is the difference between Larfen and baclofen?
Larfen is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis. Baclofen is a depressant of the nervous system, used to relax the muscles and also used in to reduce pain. Baclofen is used for the treatment of spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis.
Q. What is the difference between Larfen and lidocaine?
Larfen is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis. Lidocaine (also known as xylocaine and lignocaine) is a medication primarily used to numb tissue in a specific area before any surgical procedure and is also used to treat ventricular tachycardia (a condition where the beating rhythm of the heart gets disturbed.
Q. Which is the best choice between Larfen and aceclofenac?
The researcher has proved that aceclofenac is a better alternative to Larfen with fewer side effects, especially in the treatment of osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. Both Aceclofenac and Larfen are NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) and used as painkillers.
Q. Which is the best choice between Larfen and ibuprofen for back pain?
Both Larfen and Ibuprofen can be used for back pain. Currently, there are not many studies which can identify the best treatment between the these two agents.
Q. Which is the best choice between Larfen and ibuprofen for a toothache?
Both Larfen and Ibuprofen can be used for toothache. Currently, there are not many studies which can identify the best treatment between the these two agents. However according to one study, a combination of Larfen with paracetamol has been found to be better then a combination of Ibuprofen and paracetamol.
Q. What is the difference between Larfen and meloxicam?
Meloxicam has been found to have fewer gastrointestinal side effects than Larfen and its use is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. Can I take Larfen along with misoprostol?
Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Larfen. The combination of medication is used to treat arthritis in patients at high risk of getting stomach/intestinal ulcers and complications from the ulcers (such as bleeding).
Q. Can I take Larfen while I am on thyroxine?
Yes, Larfen can be taken with thyroxine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Since Larfen has been shown to have blood thinning effects, it can increase the risk of bleeding. Therefore, it is stopped before surgery to prevent excessive loss of blood.
Larfen should not be used if there is an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to it, or other pain killers, active ulcer in the stomach, bleeding from the stomach, history of severe heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure and or heart attack.
Yes. Larfen can sometime cause reversible infertility. Larfen by its mechanism of action, may delay or prevent rupture of ovarian follicles, which has been associated with reversible infertility in some women. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Larfen can cause damage to the lining cells of the stomach by several mechanisms, including the irritant effect on the cells, breaking of the protective barrier properties of lining cells, suppression of prostaglandin production of the stomach, reduction of stomach mucosal blood flow and interference with the repair of superficial injury of the stomach lining.
Some patients with asthma are hypersensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like aspirin which can lead to acute attacks of asthma. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Yes, Larfen has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Larfen is a pain killer that belongs to the NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory) class. Other NSAIDs have also been found to be useful in back pain eg. Ibuprofen and Naproxen.
Yes, Larfen can reduce fever. However, commonly used to reduce the pain, particularly that which is seen with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Larfen is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.
Larfen can be used to treat the pain associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) but for complete treatment, a course of antibiotics will be required.
Larfen is not known to cause sedation. There have been rare, an isolated case report of sedation with the drug.
Yes,Larfen can be used to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, there is also a risk of kidney damage with Larfen as its side effect. It is advised not to take Larfen for a prolonged time for this condition without adequate monitoring.
Yes, Larfen is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and spondylitis.It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). .
Q. Can I use Larfen with diuretics?
No, Larfen should not be used with diuretics. Larfen reduces the natriuretic effect of furosemide and thiazides diuretics in some patients. This response has been attributed to inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis.
Q. Can I use Larfen with mifepristone?
These drugs should not be used together as the effect of mifepristone may be lowered by Larfen. Mifepristone is used for medical abortion.
Q. Can I use Larfen with lithium?
No.These drugs should not be used together as Larfen increases the blood levels of lithium which may further increase the side effects.
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