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Ulcerfate is a gastric protective agent, prescribed for intestinal ulcers. 

Drug information on Ulcerfate (Sucralfate) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Ulcerfate

  Tablet
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Sucralfate
 11.81
1gm
6
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ulcerfate may be prescribed


Side effects of Ulcerfate

   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 Ulcerfate?

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

When is Ulcerfate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ulcerfate

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 Ulcerfate

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 Ulcerfate

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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