Medicine Overview of Sucralcoat Suspension
Uses of Sucralcoat Suspension
Sucralcoat Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Side effects of Sucralcoat Suspension
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.
Special precautions for Sucralcoat Suspension
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucralcoat Suspension 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.
Sucralcoat Suspension is probably safe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Sucralcoat Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired+more
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Sucralcoat Suspension should be used with caution in patient+more
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sucralcoat Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Sucralc+more
oat Suspension 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 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.
Substitutes for Sucralcoat
No substitutes found for this medicine