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Cralsate O Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Cralsate O Syrup is a prescription medicine that is used in the management of stomach acidity and bloating. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity and ulcers such as nausea, stomach pain, or irritation. It also helps in neutralizing and releasing excess gas in the stomach.

Cralsate O Syrup is a combination of medicines. Take it in dose and duration advised by your doctor. It is taken by mouth before meals. Finish the prescribed course of medication even if you feel better. You should not continue the consumption of this medication more than the recommended duration, a long term administration may have harmful effects on the health.

Cralsate O Syrup has very few side effects. Dryness of mouth is the most common side effect of it. To overcome this you should frequently rinse your mouth and maintain good oral hygiene and stay hydrated. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. If you have any liver problems, you must ask your doctor before taking it. You should stop this medicine immediately if you experience severe diarrhea, vomiting, or severe constipation.

Uses of Cralsate O Syrup

Cralsate O Syrup side effects

Common
  • Constipation
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Cralsate O 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. Cralsate O Syrup is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 15 minutes before food.

How Cralsate O Syrup works

Cralsate O Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine. Sucralfate is a medication to treat ulcers. It covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it from acid or injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine is a local anesthetic whose numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.

Cralsate O Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cralsate O Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cralsate O Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cralsate O Syrup during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cralsate O Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cralsate O Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cralsate O Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cralsate O Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Cralsate O Syrup helps treat acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking this medicine as that can reduce its effectiveness.
  • Do not take antacid medicines half an hour before or after taking this medicine.
  • It may cause constipation. Drink plenty of water and eat more high-fibre foods. Inform your doctor if it becomes severe or doesn’t go away.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks or more for the ulcers to heal completely. Do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you to.

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cralsate O cause constipation?

Yes, Cralsate O contains Sucralfate, which can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about treating constipation if it persists for a long time.

Q. Why is Cralsate O prescribed?

Cralsate O is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Q. How should I take Cralsate O?

Take Cralsate O on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Q. Can I drink water after taking Cralsate O?

Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Cralsate O as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Cralsate O when my symptoms are relieved?

No, take Cralsate O for the full prescribed length of time even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.

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References
  1. Sucralfate. Bridgewater, New Jersey: Aptalis Pharma US; 2013. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedIndia. Oxethazaine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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