Order Generic Carafate (Buy Sucralfate)

Brand Name Carafate
Generic Name Sucralfate
Category Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers
Medication 1 gm

Information to have about Sucralfate (Generic Equivalent to Carafate) . .

What is Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) and what are its uses ?
How does Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) Works (Mechanism) ?
Dosage: How should you take Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) ?
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)
Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) Warnings and Precautions.
Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) Side effects.

Order Sucralfate - Generic Equivalent to Carafate
Category : Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers
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What is Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) and what are its uses ?

Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) helps to treat or prevent the recurrence of stomach or duodenal (intestinal) ulcers.

Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) coats and protects ulcers or irritated stomach lining from the effects of acid.

Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is sometimes prescribed for other gastrointestinal problems like acid-reflux, esophagitis, or mouth ulceration.

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How does Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) Works (Mechanism) ?

Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is a complex of aluminium hydroxide and sulphated sucrose. Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is taken to treat ulcers in the stomach and upper intestine.

Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is not absorbed from the gut. Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) forms a protective layer over the ulcer by binding to the exudates produced from the ulcer site. Thereby the ulcer is protected from the stomach acid and digestive enzymes, giving it time to heal.

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Dosage: How should you take Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) ?

Take Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) tablets by mouth.

Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) works best if taken on an empty stomach, usually 1 hour before meals.

Adults
Active Duodenal Ulcer:
The usual dose of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is 1 gm taken 4 times a day on an empty stomach. Although your ulcer may heal during the first 2 weeks of therapy, Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) should be continued for 4 to 8 weeks.

Maintenance Therapy:
The usual dose of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is 1gm taken 2 times a day.

Children
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)in children. Special care may be needed.

Have you skipped your Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) dose?
If you miss a dose of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate), take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra dose of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate).

If you take too much of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)?
If overdose is suspected incase of treatment with Sucralfate (Generic Carafate), seek medical emergency immediately.

Symptoms of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) overdose may include.

  • abdominal pain,
  • indigestion,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting
Where should you store Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)?
Store Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) out of the reach of children in a container, which small children cannot open.
Store Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away all unused amount of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) after the expiration date.

Available strengths of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)
Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) is available as a 1 gm tablet.

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Possible food and drug interactions when taking Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)

The following drugs may interact with Sucralfate (Generic Carafate). They may increase or decrease the activity of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)

  • antacids
  • antibiotics
  • digoxin
  • ketoconazole
  • levothyroxine and other thyroid hormones
  • omeprazole or lansoprazole
  • phenytoin
  • ranitidine
  • theophylline

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Who should not take Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)?
Sucralfate (Generic Carafate)
should not be used if you are allergic to Sucralfate. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

The safety of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) in pregnancy has not been established. Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) should therefore be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the benefits to the mother outweigh any risks to the foetus. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

It is not known if Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) passes into breast milk. Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) should be used with caution in nursing mothers.

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Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) Warnings and Precautions.

Check with your prescriber or health care professional if your condition does not improve, or if it gets worse. Although healing with Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) may begin to occur within two weeks, you should continue treatment until your prescriber or health care professional has made sure healing is complete.

If you need to take antacid, take it at least 2 hours after a dose of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) or more than 30 minutes before.

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Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) Side effects.

Side effects of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

Rare Side effects of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate):

  • difficulty breathing
  • drowsiness or dizziness
  • skin rash
  • swelling of the face and lips

Side effects of Sucralfate (Generic Carafate) that usually do not require medical attention:

  • constipation
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • indigestion, gas (flatulence)

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