Medicine Overview of Salfate Syrup
Uses of Salfate Syrup
Salfate 1000mg Syrup is used in the treatment of Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.
Side effects of Salfate Syrup
How to use Salfate 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. It is better to take Salfate 1000mg Syrup empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Salfate Syrup works
Salfate 1000mg 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 Salfate Syrup
Expert advice for Salfate Syrup
- Do not take the Salfate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
- Take Salfate on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
- Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Salfate.
- 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.
Special precautions for Salfate 1000mg Syrup
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Salfate 1000mg Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Salfate 1000mg Syrup should be used with caution during lact+more
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Salfate 1000mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Salfate 1000mg Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Minoz OD 100mg Capsule MR, Canditz 100mg Capsule
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.
Frequently asked questions for Salfate 1000mg Syrup
Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate
Salfate is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Salfate is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Salfate is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Salfate is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Salfate can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Salfate does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Salfate is not a narcotic drug.
Substitutes for Salfate Syrup
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹0.69/ml of Suspension
Lenocarb S 1000mg Suspension
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹0.69/ml of Suspension
Knoll Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹0.7/ml of Suspension
Bonitas Life Science Pvt Ltd
₹0.72/ml of Syrup
Scorcid 1000mg Syrup
Scortis Lab Pvt Ltd
₹0.43/ml of Syrup