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Lomofen Tablet

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Primary uses of Lomofen Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Lomofen Tablet

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Uses of Lomofen Tablet

Lomofen Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea.
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Lomofen Tablet side effects

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Constipation, Indigestion, Dryness in mouth, Dizziness, Bronchoconstriction (constriction of air passages), Cough, Flushing of skin, Blurred vision, Drowsiness, Confusion, Difficulty in urination, Discoloration of urine.

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

How Lomofen Tablet works

Lomofen Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Atropine, diphenoxylate and furazolidone which treat diarrhoea. Atropine is an anticholinergic medicine which blocks the action of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger), thereby relaxing the muscles of stomach and intestines. Diphenoxylate is an opioid agonist which works by decreasing contraction of the intestines making the stools more solid and less frequent. Furazolidone is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria and other diarrhoea-causing microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Lomofen Tablet

Lomofen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lomofen Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lomofen Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lomofen Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lomofen Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lomofen Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lomofen Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lomofen Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lomofen Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lomofen Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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