Medicine Overview of Acefate Syrup
Uses of Acefate Syrup
Acefate Syrup is used in the treatment of Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.
Side effects of Acefate Syrup
How to use Acefate Syrup
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Acefate Syrup empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Acefate Syrup works
Acefate syrup forms a coating over the ulcer or any other raw surface. This creates a physical barrier that protects the ulcer/raw surface from the gastric acid or any other injury, allowing it to heal.
In Depth Information on Acefate Syrup
Expert advice for Acefate Syrup
- Do not take the Acefate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
- Take Acefate on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
- Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Acefate.
- Notify your doctor if you have a kidney disorder, as it may put you at a greater risk of developing aluminum overload.
- Notify your doctor, if you are or planning to become pregnant.
Special precautions for Acefate Syrup
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acefate Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Acefate Syrup should be used with caution during lactation.+more
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Acefate Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec+more
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Acefate Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Minoz OD 100mg Capsule MR, Fixtral 100mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Sucralfate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Acefate NA Syrup
Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate
Acefate is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Acefate is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Acefate is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Acefate is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Acefate can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Acefate does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Acefate is not a narcotic drug.
Substitutes for Acefate
No substitutes found for this medicine