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Sufrate Suspension


Overview

Uses of Sufrate Suspension

Sufrate Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

Sufrate Suspension side effects

Common
  • Constipation

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

How Sufrate Suspension works

Sufrate 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.

Sufrate Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sufrate 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.
Lactation
Sufrate Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Sufrate Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sufrate Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sufrate Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sufrate Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sufrate Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Sufrate 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Sufrate Suspension
Ancool SF Suspension
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
₹0.79/ml of Suspension
13% costlier
Sucramal Suspension
Menarini India Pvt Ltd
₹0.68/ml of Suspension
save 2%
Macralfate Suspension
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹0.71/ml of Suspension
1% costlier
Sucragard Suspension
Stadchem Of India
₹0.69/ml of Suspension
save 1%
Sufrate O Suspension
Eskag Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹0.9/ml of Suspension
29% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Sufrate Suspension aids in healing of ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Do not take antacids 30 minutes before or after taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Sufrate 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sufrate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bindox, Spandox PR, Doxybuz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stozen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tize B, Het TG
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sufrate

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My mother had CABG last year. She is diabetic since last 15 years. She is taking Plagerine A, Lipvas and Telmikind beta 50 OD. She is also taking insulin 20 units in morning and 15 units in night with Glimipiride 2 mg in afternoon. Her sugar levels in fasting is 170-200 and random vary from 180-250. Please suggest how the levels of sugar can be decreased to normal levels as she is taking maximum anti diabetic medicines. She also had intestinal ulcers and taking pantoprazole daily. She cannot take Metformin as she feels continues pain in the her abdomen after taking it.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
I think she is taking insulin 30/70. In my opinion you can increase dose of insulin by 2 units each and then check her blood sugar. Dose of insulin can be increased further if her blood sugar levels are not controlled. Other anti diabetics like sitagliptin, canagliflozin can be also added. Consult your doctor for dose titration.
Sir daily age bar peoples are this tablet used onday one tablet but any side effcts are there plez tel me
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it can cause side effects like Stomach ulcers or bleeding, Itching and venous thromboembolic events, Epigastric pain
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FAQs

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

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

Q. Is Sufrate available or sold over the counter?

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

Q. Is Sufrate gluten free?

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

Q. Is Sufrate safe?

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

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

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

Q. Does Sufrate cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?

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

Q. Is Sufrate a narcotic drug?

No. Sufrate is not a narcotic drug.
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