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Drug information on Acicot (Sucralfate) from Skymax Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

Acicot

  Liquid   
Skymax Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Sucralfate
 97.00
1gm per 5ml
200 ml

Drug Name : Sucralfate

Sucralfate(Carafate) generic Acicot is a gastric protective agent, prescribed for intestinal ulcers.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Acicot may be prescribed


Side effects of Acicot

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, gastric discomfort, indigestion, flatulence and dry mouth.

   Skin : Itching and rash.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, sleeplessness, sleepiness and unsteadiness.

   Miscellaneous : Back pain and headache.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dosage for duodenal ulcer is 1 g four times per day on an empty stomach.

How to use Acicot?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Acicot not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Acicot

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney disease, sugar, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Acicot

Avoid excess dosage. Not recommended in children under 15 years. Bezoar formation has been reported and caution is needed in patients with delayed gastric emptying.

Storage Conditions for Acicot

Store it at room temperature (25°C).


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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