Suphacid Suspension

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Composition for Suphacid NA Suspension

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
27.5
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Suphacid Suspension

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Uses of Suphacid Suspension

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

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Suphacid 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 Suphacid Suspension empty stomach.

How Suphacid Suspension works

Suphacid 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 Suphacid Suspension

Expert advice for Suphacid Suspension

  • Do not take the Suphacid at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Suphacid on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Suphacid.
  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Suphacid Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Suphacid 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.
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Lactation
Suphacid Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Suphacid Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Suphacid Suspension should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Suphacid Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Suphaci
d Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Codox 100mg Capsule, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Suphacid NA Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

Suphacid is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
No. Suphacid is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Yes. Suphacid is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes. Suphacid is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Yes. Suphacid can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Suphacid does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Suphacid is not a narcotic drug.
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