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Sucrason Suspension

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Storage
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Product introduction

Sucrason Suspension is used in the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and intestine. It contains the active ingredient sucralfate which promotes the healing of ulcers by forming a coating over them which acts as a physical barrier.

Sucrason Suspension is taken one hour before meals preferably at bedtime in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen.

The most common side effect of Sucrason Suspension is constipation. Take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine to prevent this. Dizziness and sleepiness may occasionally occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking Sucrason Suspension inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take antacids within two hours of taking Sucrason Suspension.

Uses of Sucrason Suspension

Benefits of Sucrason Suspension

In Treatment of Intestinal ulcers

Intestinal ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the intestine. Sucrason Suspension is used to treat intestinal ulcers. It works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes, preventing further damage to the ulcer, and heals naturally. Sucrason Suspension also reduces pain and bleeding associated with intestinal ulcers. You may be given other medicines along with this medicine depending on what caused the ulcer. You need to keep taking Sucrason Suspension as prescribed by the doctor for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

In Treatment of Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach. Sucrason Suspension is used to treat stomach ulcers. It covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it against stomach acid or further injury. This helps ulcers heal more quickly. $also gives relief from pain and discomfort in the stomach associated with stomach ulcers. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

Side effects of Sucrason Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sucrason

  • Constipation

How to use Sucrason 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. Sucrason Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Sucrason Suspension works

Sucrason 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Sucrason Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sucrason Suspension is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sucrason Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Sucrason Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sucrason Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sucrason Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Sucrason Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Sucrason Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Sucrason Suspension, 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.\n

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Quick tips

  • Do not take antacids 30 minutes before or after taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Sucrason Suspension can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks or more for the ulcers to heal completely. Do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you to.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a kidney disorder.
  • Take Sucrason Suspension on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Disaccharide Sulfates
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Anti-Ulcerants

Interaction with drugs

Taking Sucrason with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
Serious
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
Serious
Brand(s): Ledermycin
Serious
Brand(s): Bindox
Serious

Patient concerns

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Mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be vitamin deficiency, lichen planus, traumatic ulcer. Consult a ENT specialist to check throat
Heartburn Mental disorder Depression Frequent persistent heartburn Gastroesophageal reflux disease Irritable bowel syndrome Indigestion Back flow of acid from stomach Difficulty in swallowing Inflammation of esophagus Excess acid secretion by stomach Intestinal or stomach ulcers
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to be examined in clinic to reach a diagnosis and then appropriate medicine can be prescribed
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FAQs

Q. Is Sucrason Suspension an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?

Sucrason Suspension is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine

Q. Is Sucrason Suspension available or sold over the counter?

No. Sucrason Suspension is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is Sucrason Suspension gluten free?

Yes. Sucrason Suspension is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is Sucrason Suspension safe?

Yes. Sucrason Suspension is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Can I take Sucrason Suspension with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?

Yes. Sucrason Suspension can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Sucrason Suspension cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?

Sucrason Suspension does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Sucrason Suspension a narcotic drug?

No. Sucrason Suspension is not a narcotic drug.

Q. What should you avoid when taking Sucrason Suspension?

It is advisable to avoid taking antacids within 30 minutes of taking Sucrason Suspension since this medicine can decrease the absorption of some antacids if taken together.

Q. How long after taking Sucrason Suspension can I eat?

Sucrason Suspension must be taken on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Q. Does Sucrason Suspension work immediately?

No, it takes around one to two weeks for the medicine to heal an ulcer of the stomach or intestine. But continue taking Sucrason Suspension for the duration as prescribed by your doctor for complete healing.

Q. Does Sucrason Suspension cause constipation?

Yes, constipation is one of the common side effects of Sucrason Suspension. Include fiber in your diet (fruits and vegetables), drink 8-10 glasses of fluids a day, and keep active. A stool softener (with a doctor's prescription) once or twice a day may prevent constipation. If you do not have a bowel movement for 2-3 days, consult your doctor.

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References

  1. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1315.
  2. McQuaid KR. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 1075-76.
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