Medicine Overview of Sucral Tablet
Uses of Sucral Tablet
Sucral 1000mg Tablet is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Side effects of Sucral Tablet
How to use Sucral 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 Sucral 1000mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Sucral Tablet works
Sucral 1000mg 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 Sucral Tablet
Expert advice for Sucral Tablet
- Do not take the Sucral at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
- Take Sucral on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
- Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Sucral.
- 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 Sucral 1000mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucral 1000mg 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.
Sucral 1000mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Sucral 1000mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Sucral 1000mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sucral 1000mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Sucral+more
1000mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT
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 Sucral 1000mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate
Sucral is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Sucral is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Sucral is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Sucral is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Sucral can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Sucral does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Sucral is not a narcotic drug.
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Substitutes for Sucral
No substitutes found for this medicine