Sucralfate is not expected to harm an unborn baby.
Animal data show that the action of sucralfate is sustained because of its viscous adhesiveness, slow reaction with acid, and high affinity for defective mucosa.
See What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Sucralfate. CONDITIONS OF USE The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals.
Dosage Considerations Should be Given as Follows. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment. Sucralfate is used to treat and prevent the return of duodenal ulcers ulcers located in first part of the small intestine. The daily amount of aluminum ingestion including sucralfate should be carefully examined before administering sucralfate in combination with other drugs also containing aluminum, including various antac 13.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Vit D should be taken to counteract this risk.
Anyone considering the use of antiepileptic drugs must balance this risk of suicide with the clinical need for the drugs.
Coadministration may impair the renal tubular secretion of foscarnet, thereby increasing the possibility for toxicity.
Patients with impaired hepatic function, the elderly, or those who are gravely ill may show early signs of toxicity.
If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists. Duodenal ulcer is a chronic, recurrent disease. CARAFATE Oral Suspension is contraindicated for patients with known hypersensitivity reactions to the active substance or to any of the excipients. Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.