Medicine Overview of Sucrazen Suspension
Uses of Sucrazen Suspension
Sucrazen Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Side effects of Sucrazen Suspension
How to use Sucrazen 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 Sucrazen Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Sucrazen Suspension works
Sucrazen 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 Sucrazen Suspension
Expert advice for Sucrazen Suspension
- Do not take the Sucrazen at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
- Take Sucrazen on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
- Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Sucrazen.
- 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 Sucrazen Suspension
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucrazen 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.
Sucrazen Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Sucrazen Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Sucrazen Suspension should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sucrazen Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Sucraze+more
n Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT, Flugee 150mg Tablet
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 Sucrazen NA Suspension
Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate
Sucrazen is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Sucrazen is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Sucrazen is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Sucrazen is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Sucrazen can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Sucrazen does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Sucrazen is not a narcotic drug.
Substitutes for Sucrazen
No substitutes found for this medicine