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 should be used with caution during lac+more
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Sucralcoat Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired+more
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Sucralcoat Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Minoz OD 100mg Capsule MR, Canditz 100mg Capsule
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 Suspension
₹0.7/ml of Suspension
Psychotropics India Ltd
₹0.34/ml of Suspension
Stalfate 1G Suspension
Stadmed Pvt Ltd
₹0.64/ml of Suspension
Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹0.65/ml of Suspension
Sanfate 1G Suspension
Sanjivani Parenteral Ltd
₹0.67/ml of Suspension