Sparacid Syrup

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Composition for Sparacid 500mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Sparacid Syrup

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Uses of Sparacid Syrup

Sparacid Syrup is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Sparacid Syrup

Common

Constipation.

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

How Sparacid Syrup works

Sparacid 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 Sparacid Syrup

Expert advice for Sparacid Syrup

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Sparacid Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sparacid 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.
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Lactation
Sparacid Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Sparacid Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sparacid Syrup should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sparacid Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sparaci
d Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, 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 500mg Syrup

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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