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Alfate Suspension 200ml

By STADMED PVT LTD
200ml Suspension in Bottle
MRP 105.00
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Alfate 1 G Description

Alfate Suspension is an anti-ulcer medicine. It is used for the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and the intestine. It contains sucralfate as its main ingredient which is a medicine called cytoprot

ective medicine. Sucralfate adheres to the ulcer site and protects it from further damage due to acid, enzymes and bile salts thus enabling healing. Alfate Suspension should be taken on an empty stomach as suggested by your doctor. You should also avoid taking antacids one hour before or after taking this medicine. Shake the bottle well, before each use. It is advised to make certain lifestyle changes. As an unhealthy lifestyle pattern is linked with the occurrence of ulcers. Try to have a balanced diet, exercise regularly, cope with stress, avoid smoking, limit alcohol intake and get sufficient night sleep.

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Product Summary

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ContainsSucralfate(1.0 G)
UsesStomach and intestinal ulcers
Side effectsConstipation, diarrhoea, dry mouth, stomach upset
TherapyANTACID
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uses

Uses of Alfate 1 G

For the treatment of ulcers in the stomach (gastric ulcers) and intestine (duodenal ulcers).
contraindications

Contraindications of Alfate 1 G

If you are allergic to sucralfate or any other ingredient of Alfate Suspension.
sideEffects

Side effects of Alfate 1 G

  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Rashes
  • Flatulence
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alfate 1 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alfate Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
It is not known if Alfate is safe to be used in pregnant women. Hence, it should be used only if prescribed by a doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alfate Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Alfate can pass in breastmilk. It is advisable to be cautious if you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alfate Suspension?
A:
Alfate can make you feel sleepy or dizzy. Avoid driving if affected.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alfate Suspension?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as alcohol is known to cause an increase in acid production in the stomach that can worsen your condition.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding, have a kidney-related disorder or are on dialysis.
  • You are diabetic as this medicine can lead to elevated blood sugar levels.
  • Before giving Alfate to your child, please check with the doctor.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alfate 1 G

How Does It Work?

Sucralfate protects the lining of the stomach surface by forming a barrier between damaged ulcer tissue and acid/enzymes present in the stomach or intestine. This protects the ulcer from coming in con...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alfate 1 G

  • Take Alfate Suspension in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Use a measuring spoon or cup for measuring exact quantities.
  • Do not take this medicine too much or too often.
interactions

Interactions of Alfate 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way this Suspension works or Alfate itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are currently taking or might take and keep a gap of at least 2 hours between administartion of medicines whose concentration in the body is likely to be a...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat infections, for brain-related conditions, anti-coagulants, medicines for uneven heart rhythm and for thyroid disorder.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alfate 1 G

  • Store it at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Alfate 1 G

Overdose

Tell your doctor or reach out to the nearby hospital in case of an overdose. You may experience dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.

Missed a Dose

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. If its already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Alfate Suspension?

A: Alfate Suspension is an anti-ulcer medicine used for the treatment of stomach and intestinal ulcers. It contains sucralfate as its active ingredient that belongs to the class of cytoprotectants.

Q: When should I take Alfate Suspension before or after food?

A: You should take this Suspension on an empty stomach. Food can alter the way this medicine works thus should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after a meal.

Q: Can I take Alfate Suspension for acidity?

A: You should not take this Suspension for treating your acidity problem. It has no action in reducing stomach acid thus may not be useful for acidity problem.

Q: What is the dose of Alfate Suspension?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Alfate Suspension?

A: Constipation, nausea, diarrhoea, dry mouth, stomach discomfort are a few common side effects of Alfate Suspension. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: Can I use Alfate to prevent indigestion?

A: No, Alfate is not used to prevent indigestion. It is used to treat ulcers of the oesophagus (food pipe) and stomach.
Product Details
Brand
ALFATE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
15/07/2024
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 04:47 PM (IST)

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