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Sucracoat Suspension

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Sucracoat Suspension is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and intestine. It forms a coating over ulcers and creates a physical barrier thereby promotes healing of ulcer.

Sucracoat Suspension is taken one hour before meals preferably at bedtime in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine are constipation, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine to avoid side effects. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking this medicine it is better to inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease as a dose of your medicine needs to be adjusted. It is better to not take this medicine along with an antacid, you may try to take it two hours before or after taking this medicine.

Uses of Sucracoat Suspension

Side effects of Sucracoat Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sucracoat

  • Constipation

How to use Sucracoat 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. Sucracoat Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Sucracoat Suspension works

Sucracoat 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Sucracoat Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sucracoat Suspension is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sucracoat Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Sucracoat Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sucracoat Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sucracoat Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Sucracoat Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Sucracoat Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Sucracoat Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Sucracoat Suspension
₹0.86/ml of Suspension
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₹0.61/ml of Suspension
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Sparacid DS Suspension
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₹0.66/ml of Suspension
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Ancool SF Suspension
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Quick Tips

  • Sucracoat Suspension aids in healing of ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Do not take antacids 30 minutes before or after taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Sucracoat Suspension can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks or more for the ulcers to heal completely. Do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you to.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a kidney disorder.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Disaccharide Sulfates
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sucracoat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ledermycin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bindox
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I have acidity all the time and I get mouth ulcers regularly even if I eat low spices and oily food
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mgayush.com/otc/himcocid-suspension-otc168003
Mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be vitamin deficiency, lichen planus, traumatic ulcer. Consult a ENT specialist to check throat
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FAQs

Q. Is Sucracoat an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?

Sucracoat is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine

Q. Is Sucracoat available or sold over the counter?

No. Sucracoat is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is Sucracoat gluten free?

Yes. Sucracoat is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is Sucracoat safe?

Yes. Sucracoat is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Can I take Sucracoat with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?

Yes. Sucracoat can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Sucracoat cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?

Sucracoat does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Sucracoat a narcotic drug?

No. Sucracoat is not a narcotic drug.

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References

  1. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1315.
  2. McQuaid KR. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 1075-76.
  3. Sucralfate. Bridgewater, NJ: Aptalis Pharma US; Mar. 2013. [Accessed on 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

211, Silver Coin Complex, Shrenik Park Cross Road, Productivity Road, Vadodara - 390003
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100 ml in 1 bottle
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