Elphate 1gm Suspension

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Composition for Elphate 1gm Suspension

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
67.32
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Elphate Suspension

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Uses of Elphate Suspension

Elphate 1gm Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Elphate Suspension

Common

Constipation.

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

How Elphate Suspension works

Elphate 1gm 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 Elphate Suspension

Expert advice for Elphate Suspension

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

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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