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Composition for SUCRAL

Sucralfate(1 g)

food interaction for SUCRAL

alcohol interaction for SUCRAL

pregnancy interaction for SUCRAL

lactation interaction for SUCRAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Sucral suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucral 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SUCRAL

Sucralfate(1 g)

Uses

Sucral suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Sucral 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.

Common side effects

Nausea, Dry mouth, Indigestion, Constipation, Rash

Common Dosage for SUCRAL SUSPENSION

Patients taking SUCRAL SUSPENSION

  • 39%
    Thrice A Day
  • 23%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Four Times A Day
  • 17%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for SUCRAL

5 Substitutes
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  • SKF SUSPENSION
    (200 ML suspension in bottle)
    Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 0.65/ML of suspension
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    Rs. 130
    save 6% more per ML of suspension
  • STALFATE 1G SUSPENSION
    (200 ML suspension in bottle)
    Stadmed Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 0.58/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 116.45
    save 16% more per ML of suspension
  • SANFATE 1G SUSPENSION
    (200 ML suspension in bottle)
    Sanjivani Parenteral Ltd
    Rs. 0.67/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 133.93
    save 3% more per ML of suspension
  • SUCRALCOAT SUSPENSION
    (200 ML suspension in bottle)
    Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 0.78/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 155
    pay 12% more per ML of suspension
  • SUCRAPIL SUSPENSION
    (100 ML suspension in bottle)
    Psychotropics India Ltd
    Rs. 0.34/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 33.75
    save 51% more per ML of suspension

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
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    MBBS, MD
    4.7
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    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
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    MBBS, MD
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    MBBS, MD
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Expert advice for SUCRAL

  • Do not take the Sucralfate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Sucralfate on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Sucralfate.
  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for SUCRAL

Sucralfate

Q.Is sucralfate an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?
Sucralfate is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine

Q.Is sucralfate available or sold over the counter?
No. Sucralfate is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q.Is sucralfate gluten free?
Yes. Sucralfate is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is sucralfate safe?
Yes. Sucralfate is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q.Can I take sucralfate with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?
Yes. Sucralfate can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor

Q.Does sucralfate cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?
Sucralfate does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q.Is sucralfate a narcotic drug?
No. Sucralfate is not a narcotic drug.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)