Sparacid DS Suspension

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Sparacid 1000mg Suspension

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
100 ml in 1 bottle

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Medicine Overview of Sparacid Suspension


Uses of Sparacid Suspension

Sparacid DS Suspension is used in the treatment of Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.

Side effects of Sparacid Suspension




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

How Sparacid Suspension works

Sparacid ds 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 Sparacid Suspension

Expert advice for Sparacid Suspension

  • Do not take the Sparacid at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Sparacid on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Sparacid.
  • 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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Special precautions for Sparacid DS Suspension
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sparacid DS 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.
Sparacid DS Suspension should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Sparacid DS Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Sparacid DS Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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, Fixtral 100mg Capsule

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 Sparacid 1000mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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

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