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Lafutidine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Lafutidine

Generic Name : Lafutidine
Latest prescription information about Lafutidine. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Lafutidine

India : 

International : 

Protecadin, Stogar
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Why is Lafutidine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antacid, prescribed for ulcer. It suppresses gastric acid secretion.

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When should Lafutidine not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to breastfeeding women.

What is the dosage of Lafutidine?

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 10mg twice daily.

How should Lafutidine be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, one hour after food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Lafutidine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney impairment, elderly and during pregnancy.

What are the side effects of Lafutidine?

   Most Common : Constipation, increase in liver enzymes, increased level of blood urea, breast enlargement in male, loss of appetite, and hallucinations.

What are the other precautions for Lafutidine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Lafutidine?

Store it at room temperature.




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