Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) - 5mg (10 Tablets)

Protecadin OD


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Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) is used to treat gastric ulcers, stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers and in healing of damaged gastric mucosal barrier.

Brand Name : Protecadin OD
Active Ingredients : LAFUTIDINE
Manufacturer : Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
Country of Origin : Japan
Intended Patient : Unisex
Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) - 5mg (10 Tablets) Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) - 5mg (10 Tablets) Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) - 5mg (10 Tablets)
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Main Use Active Ingredient Marketed Name
Ulcers Lafutidine Protecadin OD

This medicine is produced and labeled in Japan. There is no English language information provided on the packaging. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) has a wide range of action in reducing the secretion of gastric acid and protecting the stomach against ulcers. Patients use it to treat gastric ulcers, stomal ulcers and duodenal ulcers. It is also used for gastric mucosal lesions occurring as a result of acute gastritis. In some cases, this medicine may be used as a pre-anaesthetic medication. Another benefit of treatment with this medicine is that it may help with the healing of a damaged gastric mucosal barrier.

Dosage and Administration
Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) tablets are administered by mouth. These tablets contain 5mg of the main ingredient, and patients must only take the amount of medicine that the doctor providing medical treatment instructs them to take. Patients treating ulcers are sometimes directed to take 10mg, twice per day. One tablet should be taken after the consumption of breakfast, and the next one should be taken after eating an evening meal or just before going to bed. If used for gastric mucosal lesions or before taking an anaesthetic medicine, the dosage regimen is different and the instructions of the doctor must be followed.

Side effects
Patients undergoing treatment for ulcers or other conditions with Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) may experience some side effects, such as:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Insomnia
  • Headache
  • Constipation

Tell your doctor if any side effects occur, especially if the symptoms are bothersome. It is possible that some patients who take this medicine may experience serious side effects, which will need treatment or medical attention as soon as possible. If you notice epidermal necrolysis, rhabdomyolysis, asytolia, aplastic anaemia, hepatic function disorder or any other serious symptoms, medical treatment will be necessary straight away.

Your doctor will generally prescribe the minimum possible dosage that achieves effective results.

Patients with certain medical conditions may be prescribed a lower dosage than other patients.

Seek immediate emergency medical attention if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms to watch for, which may be indicative of a reaction, include skin rashes, hives, swelling of the face or limbs, trouble breathing, and trouble swallowing.

Always use Protecadin OD (Lafutidine) as you have been prescribed by your doctor. Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor. The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated.

This medication may not be safe for all patients. Before you begin using it always disclose the following to your doctor:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you suffer from any allergies.
  • If you suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses.
  • If you are using any other medicine (including all non-prescription).
  • If you are using any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products of any kind.

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