Sucralcoat Susp 100ml
By ORDAIN HEALTH CARE GLOBAL PRIVATE LIMITED
100ml Suspension in Bottle
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Sucralcoat 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 cytoprotective medicine. Sucralfate adheres to the ulcer site and protects it from further damage due to acid, enzymes and bile salts thus enabling healing. Sucralcoat 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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Contains same composition as Sucralcoat Susp 100ml
Uses of Sucralcoat 1 G
For the treatment of ulcers in the stomach (gastric ulcers) and intestine (duodenal ulcers).
Contraindications of Sucralcoat 1 G
If you are allergic to sucralfate or any other ingredient of Sucralcoat Suspension.
Side effects of Sucralcoat 1 G
- Dry mouth
- Stomach discomfort
Precautions and Warnings of Sucralcoat 1 G
Can I take Sucralcoat Suspension during pregnancy?
It is not known if Sucralcoat is safe to be used in pregnant women. Hence, it should be used only if prescribed by a doctor.
Can I take Sucralcoat Suspension while breastfeeding?
It is not known if Sucralcoat can pass in breastmilk. It is advisable to be cautious if you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Sucralcoat Suspension?
Sucralcoat can make you feel sleepy or dizzy. Avoid driving if affected.
Can I consume alcohol with Sucralcoat Suspension?
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.
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 Sucralcoat to your child, please check with the doctor.
Mode of Action of Sucralcoat 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 contact with acid, enzymes & bile salts and enables healing....
Directions for Use of Sucralcoat 1 G
- Take Sucralcoat 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 of Sucralcoat 1 G
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way this Suspension works or Sucralcoat 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 affected by Sucralcoat Suspension. If you are not sure about these medicines, ask your doctor....
- Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat infections, for brain-related conditions, anti-coagulants, medicines for uneven heart rhythm and for thyroid disorder.
Storage and disposal of Sucralcoat 1 G
- Store it at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Sucralcoat 1 G
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Sucralcoat Suspension?
A: Sucralcoat 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 Sucralcoat 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 Sucralcoat 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 Sucralcoat 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 Sucralcoat Suspension?
A: Constipation, nausea, diarrhoea, dry mouth, stomach discomfort are a few common side effects of Sucralcoat 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 Sucralcoat to prevent indigestion?
A: No, Sucralcoat is not used to prevent indigestion. It is used to treat ulcers of the oesophagus (food pipe) and stomach.
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