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Sucrafil O Gel

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By FOURRTS INDIA LABORATORIES PVT LTD
100ml Suspension in Bottle

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Sucralfate(500.0 Mg) + Oxetacaine / Oxethazaince(10.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID AND ANTI-FLATULENT

Medical Description

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 su...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Sucrafil O Gel

  • Stomach ulcer
  • Acidity and heartburn
contraindications

Contraindications of Sucrafil O Gel

  • If you are allergic to Sucralfate, Oxetacaine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Sucrafil O Gel

  • Dry mouth
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased thirst
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Sucrafil O Gel

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sucrafil O gel during pregnancy?
A:
It is not advisable to use Sucrafil O gel during pregnancy as there is limited safety information regarding the use of this medicine in pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sucrafil O gel while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advisable to be used in lactating mothers as there is limited data regarding the passage of this medicine into milk. Hence, to avoid any side effects in the newborn baby, it is not recommended for use while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sucrafil O gel?
A:
It is not recommended to drive after consuming this medicine as the side effects include dizziness and drowsiness which may interfere with the ability to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sucrafil O gel?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol, it can worsen the pain and interfere with the healing process of ulcers. Hence, alcohol should be avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe kidney-related disorders
  • You are undergoing dialysis
  • You are taking magnesium-containing antacids for a prolonged period
  • You experience defective bone growth, soft bones or brain-related disorder due to aluminium toxicity
  • You are diabetic and experience rise in blood glucose levels
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Sucrafil O Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Sucrafil O gel is a combination of Sucralfate and Oxetacaine.
  • Sucralfate protects the digestive tract from the damaging effects of acids in the stomach, alcohol, and medicinal substances like aspirin and promotes the healing of ulcers.
  • Oxetacaine acts as a local anaesthetic and provides relief from the pain associated with ulcers
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Sucrafil O Gel

  • Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor
  • Shake well before use
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle
  • Take it on empty stomach
interactions

Interactions of Sucrafil O Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sucrafil O gel may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a presc...
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  • Concomitant use of Anti-ulcer medicines like Cimetidine and Ranitidine with Sucrafil O gel decreases the effect of anti-ulcer medicines.
  • Medicine used for heart failure such as Digoxin, antibiotics such as Ciprofloxacin, antifungal medicines such as Ketoconazole, and medicine used to treat irregular heartbeats like Quinidine may intera...
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  • The effect of Levothyroxine, a medicine used in case of reduced thyroid hormone levels, is decreased when used with Sucrafil O gel.
  • The effect of Antibiotics known as Tetracyclines & Minocycline is decreased when used with this medicine.
  • This medicine can decrease the effect of Theophylline which is used for asthma and breathlessness when used concomitantly.
  • Sucrafil O decreases the effect of Phenytoin (a medicine used to control fits) when used together.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Sucrafil O Gel

  • Store at room temperature
  • Keep it away from sunlight and heat
  • Keep away from children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Sucrafil O Gel

Overdose

An overdose of Sucrafil O gel may result in symptoms like stomach pain, vomiting, dizziness, and fainting. If you think you have taken more than the recommended dose of this medicine, contact your doc...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of this...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

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ContainsSucralfate(500.0 Mg),Oxetacaine / Oxethazaince(10.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, heartburn, acidity
Side effectsDry mouth, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, increased thirst, headache
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2021 | 03:07 PM (IST)
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