Sucralfate + Oxetacaine is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine. Sucralfate is a medication to treat ulcers. It covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it from acid or injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine is a local anesthetic whose numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.
Q. Can the use of Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension cause constipation?
Yes, Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension contains Sucralfate, which can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about treating constipation if it persists for a long time.
Q. Why is Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension prescribed?
Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Q. How should I take Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension?
Take Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
Q. Can I drink water after taking Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension?
Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension when my symptoms are relieved?
No, take Ulcoat O 100ml Suspension for the full prescribed length of time even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.