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Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Lupin Ltd

Composition

LAFUTIDINE-10MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's

Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's belongs to a class of medicines called ‘H2-receptor antagonists’. It is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux). Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus or small intestine. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the tube connecting your mouth and stomach (esophagus). This backwash (acid reflux) can irritate the lining of your esophagus.

Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's contains ‘lafutidine’ which acts as an antacid. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's must be taken in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Based on the severity of the medical condition, your doctor may prescribe Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's to take once daily before bedtime or twice daily in the morning and before bedtime with or without food. Common side-effects of Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's are fatigue, drowsiness, headache, increased liver enzymes, constipation, increased uric acid level in the blood, diarrhea, muscle pain, protein in the urine. These side effects resolve on their own, if it persists, stop the Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's and contact your doctor immediately.

Do not take Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic, other H2 receptor antagonists, or any other ingredients present in it. Before taking Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's, inform your doctor if you are taking prescription or non-prescription medications, including antacids, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Inform your doctor if you have any gastrointestinal problems, kidney diseases, and liver diseases. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become a pregnant/breastfeeding woman.

Uses of Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's

 Gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and  Peptic ulcer disease

Medicinal Benefits

Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicines called ‘H2-receptor antagonists’, which acts as an antacid. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn. It is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux). It is also used in the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a condition in which the tumors formed in the pancreas, and duodenum increases stomach acids) and gastric mucosal lesions.

Directions for Use

Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's must be taken in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Do not crush or break or chew the Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's.Swallow it with a glass full of water.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's

  • Fatigue 
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Constipation 
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Protein in urine

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic, other H2 receptor antagonists, or any other ingredients present in it. Before taking Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's, inform your doctor if you are taking prescription or non-prescription medications, including antacids, any nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Inform your doctor if you have any gastrointestinal problems, kidney diseases, and liver diseases. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant/breast-feeding women. Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in the elderly patients due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients on dialysis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of renal function is necessary for such patients during treatment with this medicine. Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's may cause shock and anaphylactic reactions in some patients. Report any symptoms such as pale skin, dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc. to the doctor immediately.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's interacts with drugs like Diuretics (furosemide), NSAIDS (lornoxicam), antacids (cimetidine),ACE inhibitors (Captopril), antidepressants (lithium), anti-coagulants (warfarin, Heparin), anti-platelet (aspirin), anti-cancer (methotrexate),HIV medications (atazanavir, efavirenz, nevirapine) and anti-diabetic (acarbose).

Drug-Food Interactions: Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's may interact with alcohol 

Drug-Disease Interactions: Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, renal dysfunction, liver problems.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • LORNOXICAM
  • ASPIRIN
  • FUROSEMIDE
  • ENALAPRIL
  • EFAVIRENZ
  • NEVIRAPINE
  • ATAZANAVIR
  • ACARBOSE
  • WARFARIN
  • HEPARIN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • CIMETIDINE
  • LITHIUM
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's may interact with alcohol and increase the risk of side-effects.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and headache. So, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Consult your doctor before using Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's, dose-adjustments may be done by your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should be used only when prescribed by a doctor. Dose adjustments may be necessary

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in children, because safety of the drug is not clearly established.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Maintain a healthy weight. Lose excess weight if you are overweight or obese.  
    • Do not lie down immediately after eating.
    • Eat smaller meals in short intervals. 
    • Elevate the head of the bed while sleeping. 
    • Quit smoking.
    • Reduce caffeine and alcohol intake.
    • Reduce stress.
    • Do not take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) without the doctor's advice.
    • Avoid spicy foods and carbonated drinks.
    • Avoid eating citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.

    Special Advise

    • Do not stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor. 
    • If you are also taking other medications to treat acidity (e.g., antacid), take them 2 hours before or after taking Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's.

    Other Information (HIS0099)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after -

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the tube connecting your mouth and stomach (esophagus). This backwash (acid reflux) can irritate the lining of your esophagus. Symptoms include a burning sensation in your chest (heartburn), usually after eating, which might be worse at night, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, regurgitation of food or sour liquid, a sensation of a lump in your throat.

    Peptic ulcers: Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine. Peptic ulcers are of three types: gastric ulcers (ulcers that develop inside the stomach), esophageal ulcers (ulcers that develop inside the esophagus), duodenal ulcers (ulcers that develop in the upper section of the small intestines, called the duodenum). Symptoms include changes in appetite, nausea, bloody or dark stools, unexplained weight loss, indigestion, vomiting, chest pain.

    Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a rare condition in which tumors formed in the pancreas or duodenum leads to an increase in the production of stomach acid. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weight loss.

    FAQs

    How does Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's work?

    Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

    Can Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's be used for long-term?

    Do not take Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's for the long term unless prescribed by a doctor. Prolonged use may cause unwanted side-effects. So, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks associated with the drug before using it for the long-term.

    what are the common side effects of Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's?

    Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's cause common side effects like fatigue, drowsiness, headache, increased liver enzymes, constipation, increased uric acid level in blood, diarrhea, muscle pain, protein in urine.

    What is the best time to take Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's?

    Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should be taken at night time as acid reflux is usually worse at night time. Take the tablet at a fixed time every day for better results.

    Do not stop Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's suddenly?

    Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's should not be stopped suddenly. Consult your doctor before stopping the Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Histolaf 10 mg Tablet 10's

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    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India.

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