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When lafutidine is used?

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Rajive Goel 4 Nov 2011

Lafutidine

For Gastric and duodenal ulcers
Adult: 10 mg bid, once after breakfast, once after evening meal or before sleeping. Adjust dose according to patient's age and symptoms.
Elderly: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Renal impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Hepatic impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.

For Stomal ulcers
Adult: 10 mg bid, once after breakfast, once after evening meal or before sleeping. Adjust dose according to patient's age and symptoms.
Elderly: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Renal impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Hepatic impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.

For Gastric mucosal lesions
Adult: 10 mg once daily, after evening meal or before sleeping. Adjust dose according to patient's age and symptoms.
Elderly: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Renal impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Hepatic impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.

For Pre-anaesthetic medication
Adult: 10 mg before sleeping on the day before operation, and 10 mg 2 hr before introduction of anaesthetic on the day of operation.
Elderly: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Renal impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.
Hepatic impairment: Dose reduction or increase in dosing interval may be needed.

For more info, please check with a doc/pharmacist, take care, best wishes!

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