Lafjoy 10mg Capsule

Manufacturer: J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Lafutidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Lafjoy 10mg Capsule is an antihistamine medicine, which is used for treating peptic, duodenal and gastric ulcers. It is also prescribed for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Lafjoy 10mg Capsule blocks or reduces gastric acid secretion. It is also useful for treating issues with the lining of the stomach caused by acute gastritis or acute exacerbation of chronic gastritis.

Common side effects of Lafjoy 10mg Capsule include diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, constipation and dizziness. It can also cause increase in liver enzymes, increase in level of blood urea or even hallucinations. It has also been reported to cause breast enlargement in male.

Avoid its usage or consult a doctor if you are suffering from or have a history of kidney or liver diseases. Elderly people, pregnant women or the one's expecting to get pregnant should also talk to health care provider before its usage. Seek immediate medical attentions if you notice any of the above mentioned side effects. This medicine can also cause loss of appetite and hallucinations.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    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.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Lafudac d 10 mg/30 mg capsule 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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Lafudac d 10 mg/30 mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function as it is excreted through the urine.
    Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Precaution should be taken in patients with underlying liver disease as this drug is metabolized in the liver.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lafjoy 10mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist that is used for treating and preventing gastrointestinal disorders, ulcers and constipation. It works on decreasing or stopping the secretion of gastric acid, thereby preventing and healing inflammation of the stomach and stimulates nitric oxide and increases somatostatin levels.

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