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Drug information on Lafutax (5 mg) (Lafutidine) from Ajanta Pharma Ltd.

Lafutax (5 mg)

Ajanta Pharma Ltd.
Generic : Lafutidine
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Lafutidine

Lafutidine(Protecadin) generic Lafutax (5 mg) is an antacid, prescribed for ulcer. It suppresses gastric acid secretion.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Lafutax (5 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Lafutax (5 mg)

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Lafutax (5 mg)?

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

When is Lafutax (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to breastfeeding women.

Warnings and Precautions for Lafutax (5 mg)

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

Other Precautions for Lafutax (5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Lafutax (5 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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