Alfate 1000mg Suspension

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Stadmed Pvt Ltd

Composition for Alfate 1000mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
103.71
200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Alfate Suspension

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Uses of Alfate Suspension

Alfate 1000mg Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Alfate Suspension

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Alfate Suspension

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 Alfate 1000mg Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Alfate Suspension works

Alfate 1000mg suspension 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 Alfate Suspension

Expert advice for Alfate Suspension

  • Do not take the Alfate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Alfate on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Alfate.
  • 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 Alfate 1000mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alfate 1000mg Suspension 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
Alfate 1000mg Suspension is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Alfate 1000mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Alfate 1000mg Suspension should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alfate 1000mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alfate
1000mg Suspension 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 Alfate 1000mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

Alfate is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Alfate is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Alfate is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Alfate is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Alfate can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Alfate does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Alfate is not a narcotic drug.
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