Sukh Susp 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. Sukh Susp 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....
Q: What is Sukh Susp ?
A: Sukh Susp 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 Sukh Susp before or after food?
A: You should take this 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 Sukh Susp for acidity?
A: You should not take this 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 Sukh Susp ?
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 Sukh Susp ?
A: Constipation, nausea, diarrhoea, dry mouth, stomach discomfort are a few common side effects of Sukh Susp . 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 Sukh Susp to prevent indigestion?
A: No, Sukh Susp is not used to prevent indigestion. It is used to treat ulcers of the oesophagus (food pipe) and stomach.