Sucrafil O gel is an oral suspension. It is used in the treatment of ulcers and preventd the reoccurrence of ulcers in the stomach and intestine. Sucrafil O gel is a combination medicine containing sucralfate and oxetacaine as its active ingredients. It also provides relief from acidity and heartburn. The dose and duration of this medicine will be decided by your doctor, do not exceed the recommended dose or take it for too long. Along with taking this medicine, your doctor may recommend lifestyle and dietary changes for persons with ulcers until complete healing occurs. One should eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid food that causes stomach discomfort, cut off on alcohol, tobacco and caffeine....
Q: Can I give Sucrafil O gel to a 7-year-old child?
A: No, it is not recommended for children as there is limited safety information related to the use of Sucrafil O gel in children.
Q: Can I use Sucrafil O gel for acidity?
A: Acidity occurs when stomach acid enters the food pipe. The prominent symptom of acidity is heartburn characterised by a burning sensation in the stomach & chest area and bitterness in the mouth. This medicine provides relief from heartburn and acidity.
Q: I am diabetic can I use Sucrafil O gel?
A: Yes, diabetic patients can use Sucrafil O gel. However, this medicine should be used cautiously as it tends to increase blood glucose levels. It is important to consult your doctor before using this medicine and inform about the diabetic condition.
Q: What are the foods to be avoided during acidity or when ulcers are present?
A: Deep-fried foods, spicy and chilly foods, processed foods, foods with a high amount of salt, coffee or caffeinated beverages, and acidic fruits like citrus fruits should be avoided during acidity or ulcers.
Q: How should I take Sucrafil O gel?
A: Take Sucrafil O gel on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
Q: Can I drink water after taking Sucrafil syrup?
A: No, you should avoid drinking water or eat anything immediately after the syrup. It can reduce the effect of syrup.
Q: Can I take Sucrafil syrup for a longer duration?
A: No, you should not take Sucrafil syrup for a longer duration, unless prescribed by the doctor. If you do not feel any improvement even after taking this syrup, talk to your doctor. But, do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.