Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension

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Store below 30°C

Introduction

Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is used in the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and intestine. It promotes the healing of ulcers by forming a coating over them which acts as a physical barrier.

Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is taken one hour before meals preferably at bedtime in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen.

The most common side effect of this medicine is constipation. Take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine to prevent this. Dizziness and sleepiness may occasionally occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take antacids within two hours of taking this medicine.

Uses of Cukralfete Oral Suspension

Benefits of Cukralfete Oral Suspension

In Treatment of Intestinal ulcers

Intestinal ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the intestine. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is used to treat intestinal ulcers. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes, preventing further damage to the ulcer, and heals naturally. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension also reduces pain and bleeding associated with intestinal ulcers. You may be given other medicines along with this medicine depending on what caused the ulcer. You need to keep taking Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension as prescribed by the doctor for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

In Treatment of Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is used to treat stomach ulcers. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it against stomach acid or further injury. This helps ulcers heal more quickly. $also gives relief from pain and discomfort in the stomach associated with stomach ulcers. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

Side effects of Cukralfete Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cukralfete

  • Constipation

How to use Cukralfete Oral 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. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Cukralfete Oral Suspension works

Cukralfete 1000mg Oral 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cukralfete Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension aids in healing of ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Do not take antacids 30 minutes before or after taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a kidney disorder.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Disaccharide Sulfates
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Anti-Ulcerants

Interaction with drugs

Taking Cukralfete with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ledermycin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bindox
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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Mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be vitamin deficiency, lichen planus, traumatic ulcer. Consult a ENT specialist to check throat
Heartburn Mental disorder Depression Frequent persistent heartburn Gastroesophageal reflux disease Irritable bowel syndrome Indigestion Back flow of acid from stomach Difficulty in swallowing Inflammation of esophagus Excess acid secretion by stomach Intestinal or stomach ulcers
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to be examined in clinic to reach a diagnosis and then appropriate medicine can be prescribed
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FAQs

Q. Is Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?

Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine

Q. Is Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension available or sold over the counter?

No. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension gluten free?

Yes. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension safe?

Yes. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Can I take Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?

Yes. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?

Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension a narcotic drug?

No. Cukralfete 1000mg Oral Suspension is not a narcotic drug.

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

303, Third Eye One, Opp.Havmor, Nr. Panchwati Circle, C.G. Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380006
Country of origin: India

MRP
140
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200 ml in 1 bottle
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