Sucralcoat Suspension

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Composition for Sucralcoat 1g 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 Sucralcoat Suspension

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Uses of Sucralcoat Suspension

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

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Sucralcoat 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. It is better to take Sucralcoat Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Sucralcoat Suspension works

Sucralcoat 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 Sucralcoat Suspension

Expert advice for Sucralcoat Suspension

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

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 Sucralcoat 1g Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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