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Carafate

(Sucralfate)

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Prescription Required
Manufacturer:
Formulation:
Chugai Pharmaceutical
Tablet
Product
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Quantity
Price
Carafate
1g
60 Tablet
$52.00
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Sucralfate

(Generic alternative to Carafate)

Prescription Required Medications
Prescription Required
Manufacturer:
Formulation:
Not made by Chugai Pharmaceutical
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Dosage
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Sucralfate
1g
100 Tablet
$58.00


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What is Carafate/Sucralfate used for?

This medicine is used for the short-term treatment (up to 8 weeks) of an active duodenal ulcer. This medicine can also be used for longer-term therapy at a reduced dosage after a duodenal ulcer has healed.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your Health care provider, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your Health care provider, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Carafate/Sucralfate be stored?

Store at room temperature in a cool dry place, protect from heat and light. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and pets.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Carafate/Sucralfate not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any component present in this medicine.

What precautions should I follow when taking Carafate/Sucralfate?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine if you are taking blood thinners if you have stomach problems if you have peptic ulcers if you have any other medical condition like liver or kidney function impairment or heart problem

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Carafate/Sucralfate?

If you have kidney failure or are on dialysis, the doctor will be cautious about prescribing this medicine. Use of this medicine while taking aluminum-containing antacids may increase the possibility of aluminum poisoning in those with kidney failure.

What are the side effects of Carafate/Sucralfate?

Most severe:  An allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).

Most common: Nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea, or constipation; dizziness; or sleepiness.

Other: Back pain, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, gas, headache, indigestion, insomnia, itching, nausea, possible allergic reactions, including hives and breathing difficulty, rash, sleepiness, stomach upset, vertigo, vomiting

How should I take Carafate/Sucralfate?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depend on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than prescribed unless advised to do so by your health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist.