Sufrate PZ Sachet

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Acidity, Nutritional deficiencies
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Alcohol
8.65
₹2.88/Sachet
3.5 gm in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Sufrate PZ Sachet

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Uses of Sucralfate

Sucralfate is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Sucralfate

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Constipation.

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How to use Sucralfate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately.

How Sufrate PZ Sachet works

Sucralfate 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.
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Uses of Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Pantoprazole

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Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

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How to use Pantoprazole

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately.

How Sufrate PZ Sachet works

Pantoprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.
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Uses of Zinc

Zinc is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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How to use Zinc

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately.

How Sufrate PZ Sachet works

Zinc provides essential nutrients.
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Uses of Light Magnesium carbonate

Light Magnesium carbonate is used in the treatment of acidity, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Light Magnesium carbonate

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Diarrhoea.

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How to use Light Magnesium carbonate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately.

How Sufrate PZ Sachet works

Light magnesium carbonate is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Sufrate PZ Sachet

Expert advice for Sucralfate

  • 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.

Expert advice for Pantoprazole

  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Pantoprazole can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Pantoprazole can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Pantoprazole is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor

Expert advice for Light Magnesium carbonate

  • The Light Magnesium carbonate should be used only for occasional relief from increased stomach acid. Do not take it for more than 2 weeks, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor.
  • Avoid Light Magnesium carbonate, if  you show signs of appendicitis or inflammed bowel (such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting). Please consult your doctor.
  • Do not take the Light Magnesium carbonate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.
Warnings
Special precautions for Sufrate PZ Sachet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and ca
use acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sufrate PZ Sachet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sufrate PZ Sachet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Sufrate PZ Sachet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sufrate PZ Sachet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sufrate PZ Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Sufrate PZ Sachet is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sufrate PZ Sachet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sufrate PZ Sachet

Frequently asked questions for 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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Frequently asked questions for Pantoprazole

Q. What is Pantoprazole used for?
Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Pantoprazole an antacid?
No, Pantoprazole is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.
Q. Is Pantoprazole safe?
Pantoprazole is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Pantoprazole a painkiller?
No, Pantoprazole is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Pantoprazole a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole forever?
Pantoprazole should not be taken for a long time unless there is an indication for the medicine. Though generally safe, certain conditions like low magnesium levels and fractures are associated with long-term use. Consult your doctor before continuing the drug for a long time as you may need to get some tests done on a regular basis.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pantoprazole and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pantoprazole and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pantoprazole and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with ranitidine?
Both Pantoprazole and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pantoprazole if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pantoprazole. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pantoprazole Pantoprazole and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pantoprazole while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pantoprazole along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pantoprazole. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with other medications?
Pantoprazole can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pantoprazole and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pantoprazole with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pantoprazole with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pantoprazole and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pantoprazole. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pantoprazole, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pantoprazole in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pantoprazole.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Pantoprazole. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pantoprazole use.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pantoprazole. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pantoprazole.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pantoprazole use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Pantoprazole use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Pantoprazole cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pantoprazole. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Pantoprazole expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Pantoprazole has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pantoprazole contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pantoprazole does not commonly contain aluminum or magnesium as an excipient (additional substance) or as a coating. Please read the package insert available with the medicine for further information.
Q. Is Pantoprazole better than omeprazole?
Pantoprazole and omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Both work by decreasing acid production in the stomach and are seen to be almost equally effective and safe in many clinical research studies. However, the response may vary from patient to patient and depend on the dose
Q. What is the difference between Pantoprazole and famotidine?
Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Pantoprazole is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
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