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Product Details
Generic Name: Sucralfate
Brand Name: Carafate
Carafate is an antiulcer medicine that isn’t greatly absorbed into the human body via digestive tract. It works mainly in stomach lining by adhering to ulcer sites and protecting them from bile salts, acids and enzymes. It is used for curing active duodenal ulcer and heal active ulcer; however it won’t prevent future ulcers from occurring. Also known as Sucralfate, Carafate is a cytoprotective agent, an oral gastrointestinal medication mainly indicated for active duodenal ulcers treatment. Brand names are Carafate in United States; Sucramal in Italy; Musin or Sutra in parts of Southeast Asia; Sucral, Pepsigard, Hapifate and Sucrafil in India; Ulsanic in Israel and South Africa; Antepsin in Turkey and Sulcrate in Canada.
Doses of Carafate
  • Carafate or Sucralfate can be taken as recommended by your doctor; however not in smaller or larger amounts or not for longer than prescribed.
  • It can be taken on empty stomach at least 2 or 1 hour after the meal.
  • Shake the liquid form well before use and must be measured with a special dose measuring cup or spoon.
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember; however don’t take additional dose to make the missed one.
  • Store Sucralfate at room temperature and away from heat and moisture.