Acefate Syrup

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
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200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Acefate Syrup

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Uses of Acefate Syrup

Acefate Syrup is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Acefate Syrup

Common

Constipation.

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acefate Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acefate Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Acefate Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Acefate Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Acefate Syrup should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Acefate Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Acefate
Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acefate 1000mg 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.
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