Sucragard Suspension

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Composition for Sucragard 1000mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
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200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Sucragard Suspension

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Uses of Sucragard Suspension

Sucragard Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Sucragard Suspension

Common

Constipation.

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

How Sucragard Suspension works

Sucragard 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 Sucragard Suspension

Expert advice for Sucragard Suspension

  • Do not take the Sucragard at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Sucragard on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Sucragard.
  • 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 Sucragard Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sucragard 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.
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Lactation
Sucragard Suspension is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Sucragard Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sucragard Suspension should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sucragard Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sucraga
rd Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sucragard 1000mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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

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