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Erafate-O Oral Suspension

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Erafate-O Oral Suspension is a combination medicine used in the treatment of acidity, stomach ulcer and heartburn. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity and ulcers such as stomach pain or irritation. It also neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach and helps in easy passage of gas.

Erafate-O Oral Suspension is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. 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. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take it for more than the recommended duration as long-term administration may have harmful effects on the health.

The most common side effects are constipation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, insomnia, and allergic reaction. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. To overcome constipation, you should add fiber-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Erafate-O Oral Suspension

Benefits of Erafate-O Oral Suspension

In Acidity

Acidity is a condition when your stomach produces more acid than needed for the digestion of food. Erafate-O Oral Suspension helps treat acidity. Erafate-O Oral Suspension gives relief from burning sensation and stomach pain associated with acidity.
Continue taking it for as long as the doctor may advise you to. Along with this, take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Heartburn

Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest caused by stomach acids travelling back up towards your throat and mouth. Erafate-O Oral Suspension works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the burning sensation and pain associated with heartburn. You can also take control of heartburn with few lifestyle changes. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Avoid eating within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach. Erafate-O Oral Suspension is used to treat stomach ulcers. Erafate-O 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 Erafate-O 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 Erafate-O

  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Erafate-O 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. Erafate-O Oral Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Erafate-O Oral Suspension works

Erafate-O Oral Suspension 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.

Safety Advice

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

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Quick Tips

  • Erafate-O Oral Suspension 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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No
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GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Im suffering from regular acidity heartburn and stomach disorder. what shoud i do
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take avipattuikar churan1 spoon twice, amlapittamishran suspension 10 ml twice before meal, kaamdudha ras 1 tab t
Heart burn and high acidity and heartburn
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take avipattikar churan 1 spoon twice with water, amlpittmishran suspension 10 ml twice after meal
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Erafate-O Oral Suspension cause constipation?

Yes, Erafate-O Oral Suspension 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 Erafate-O Oral Suspension prescribed?

Erafate-O Oral Suspension is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Q. How should I take Erafate-O Oral Suspension?

Take Erafate-O Oral Suspension on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Q. Can I drink water after taking Erafate-O Oral Suspension?

Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Erafate-O Oral Suspension as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Erafate-O Oral Suspension when my symptoms are relieved?

No, take Erafate-O Oral Suspension 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

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