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SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

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Composition for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

Sucralfate(500mg/5ml)

food interaction for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

alcohol interaction for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

pregnancy interaction for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

lactation interaction for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Sucralfate 500mg suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucralfate 500mg 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 SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

Sucralfate(500mg/5ml)

Uses

Sucralfate 500mg suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Sucralfate 500mg 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 SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

Patients taking SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

  • 52%
    Thrice A Day
  • 26%
    Twice A Day
  • 15%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

  • 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 SUCRALFATE 500MG SUSPENSION

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 24 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)