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Drug information on Alfate (Sucralfate) from Stadmed Pvt. Ltd.

Alfate

  Liquid   
Stadmed Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Sucralfate
 83.00
1gm per 5ml
200 ml
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Alfate may be prescribed


Side effects of Alfate

   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 Alfate?

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

When is Alfate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Alfate

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 Alfate

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 Alfate

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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