Medicine Overview of SF Tablet
Uses of SF Tablet
SF 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Side effects of SF Tablet
How to use SF Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take SF 20mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How SF Tablet works
Sf 20mg tablet 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 SF Tablet
Expert advice for SF Tablet
- Do not take the Sf at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
- Take Sf on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
- Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Sf.
- 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 SF 20mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
SF 20mg Tablet 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.
SF 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Li+more
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
SF 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de+more
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
SF 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with+more
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of SF 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of SF 20mg+more
Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, Fixtral 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 SF 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate
Sf is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Sf is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Sf is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Sf is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Sf can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Sf does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Sf is not a narcotic drug.
Substitutes for SF
No substitutes found for this medicine