Sucralfate


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Chronic gastritis; Peptic ulcer 1 g 4 times/day for 4-8 wk, up to 12 wk if needed. Maintenance: 1 g bid to prevent the recurrence of duodenal ulcers. Max: 8 g/day. Prophylaxis of GI haemorrhage from stress ulceration 1 g 6 times/day. Up to 8 g/day.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ known conditions that may impair swallowing (e.g. recent or prolonged intubation, tracheostomy, dysphagia). Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Nervous: Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, vertigo. GI: Constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, indigestion, gastric discomfort, dry mouth. Musculoskeletal: Back pain. Dermatologic: Pruritus, skin rash.
Drug Interactions
May increase total body burden of Al w/ drugs that contain Al (e.g. Al-containing antacids). May reduce absorption of tetracyclines, ranitidine, ketoconazole, theophylline, phenytoin, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin and digoxin.
ATC Classification
A02BX02 - sucralfate ; Belongs to the class of other drugs used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
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