Information about Sucralfate
Sucralfate is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
How Sucralfate 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.
Common side effects of Sucralfate
Available Medicine for Sucralfate
SucrafilFourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹37 to ₹3703 variant(s)
₹76 to ₹1564 variant(s)
SparacidDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹71 to ₹782 variant(s)
Sufrate OEskag Pharma Pvt Ltd
MacralfateMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
SftCaplet India Pvt Ltd
₹107 to ₹1432 variant(s)
PepsigardSAF Fermion Ltd
₹66 to ₹1472 variant(s)
CoatzTTK Healthcare Ltd
Pepsigard JuniorSAF Fermion Ltd
SucramalMenarini India Pvt Ltd
₹70 to ₹1424 variant(s)
Expert advice for Sucralfate
- Sucralfate 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 Sucralfate 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.