Carafil Suspension

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Composition for Carafil NA Suspension

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
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Kidney
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200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Carafil Suspension

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Uses of Carafil Suspension

Carafil Suspension is used in the treatment of Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Carafil Suspension

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Carafil 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 Carafil Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Carafil Suspension works

Carafil 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 Carafil Suspension

Expert advice for Carafil Suspension

  • Do not take the Carafil at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Carafil on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Carafil.
  • 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 Carafil Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Carafil 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
CAUTION
Carafil Suspension should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Carafil Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Carafil Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
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, Canditz 100mg Capsule

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 Carafil NA Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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