Medicine Overview of Ralfet Syrup
Ralfet Syrup is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers
Side Effect of Ralfet is Constipation.
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. Ralfet Syrup is to be taken empty stomach.
Ralfet Syrup 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 Ralfet Syrup
- Do not take the Ralfet Syrup at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
- Take Ralfet Syrup on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
- Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Ralfet Syrup.
- 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.
Ralfet Syrup related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ralfet Syrup 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.
Ralfet Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ralfet Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ralfet Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ralfet Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ralfet Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ralfet Syrup, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Ralfet Syrup
Q. Is Ralfet an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?
Ralfet is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
Q. Is Ralfet available or sold over the counter?
No. Ralfet is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is Ralfet gluten free?
Yes. Ralfet is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Ralfet is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Ralfet with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?
Yes. Ralfet can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Ralfet cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?
Ralfet does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Ralfet a narcotic drug?
No. Ralfet is not a narcotic drug.
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Taking Ralfet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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