Carafate

Active Ingredient(s): Sucralfate
FDA Approved: * October 30, 1981
Pharm Company: * AXCAN SCANDIPHARM
Category: Ulcer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Carafate Overview

Sucralfate is a medication primarily taken to treat active duodenal ulcers.[2] Sucralfate is also used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and stress ulcers.[3] Sucralfate is a sucrose sulfate-aluminium complex that binds to the ulcer, creating a physical barrier that protects the gastrointestinal tract from stomach acid and prevents the degradation of mucus.[4][5] It also promotes bicarbonate production ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sucralfate

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Alternatives to Carafate

I have ulcers that are not healing and my MD prescribed Carafate but I broke out with severe hives. Is there any alternative? ## Hello eleni, There are alternatives out there but it is unwise for me, or anyone on the internet, to recommend you take any type of medication especially when you had an allergic reaction to a previous brand of this type. I recommend contacting your doctor to see if they can determine what you were allergic to and see if they need to bloodwork to determine what the best route to take is next. I wish you the best of luck.

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watson 780

blue oblong pill with 780 on it ## i found a blue pill with watson 780 on it and have no clue what it is ## a nurse told me watson 780 is 10 mg of hydrcodone and carafate is that true and aint it true watson only makes hydrocodone ## Watson lists this tablet as containing 1 gram of Sucralfate, which is used to treat various gastrointestinal conditions, such as ulcers, and GERD. No, it does not contain Hydrocodone, or any other narcotic. This is not a controlled substance. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, flatulence, and constipation. Additionally no, Lisa, Watson is not the only manufacturer of Hydrocodone. Are there any other questions?

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ns 1

well the pill i have is white and oblong and it says ns1 and im wondering what it is ## It's is a carafate. It is to coat the stomach and help with acid ## Wanda is correct. This tablet is manufactured by Nostrum Laboratories and they list it as containing 1g of sucralfate, a generic for Carafate. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, drowsiness, flatulence and diarrhea. Is there anything I can help with?

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carafate and phentermine

Will phentermine cause carafate to not work ## Hello, Tangie! How are you? No, I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between these two medications, but it's always best to double check to be sure. The FDA classifies Phentermine as a stimulant that is most commonly used to aid in weight loss. It carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness, insomnia and anorexia. Carafate is used to treat stomach ulcers. Its typical side effects may possibly include constipation, drowsiness, backache and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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does medicade cover carafate in wi

i just want to know if medicade covers carafate in wi ## Hi Brenda, Looking at Medicaid's "Preferred Drug List" for Wisconsin (which was reportedly updated as of 9/26/2014), I'm not seeing Sucralfate (Carafate) listed on there at all. Ref: forwardhealth.wi.gov/WIPortal/Tab/42/icscontent/provider/medicaid/pharmacy/resources.htm So it seems like you may have to actually ask your doctor about an alternative medication for preventing/treating ulcers (which is what this medication is indicated for). If you visit the link above and click on "Preferred Drug List Quick Reference", just scroll down to the last page (#13) and it will have a list of approved medications used for treating "Ulcerative Colitis". I imagine that the drugs listed in this category would be...

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south africa

Please I've been looki 4 this pill called carife abdomen capsule thy it can be found in Chinese pharmacies bt nothing till now. I'm based in Pretoria please help any1 who knows. ## I think it's called carafate, I was on that many years ago for my stomach. It worked, but it was very expensive then.

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Does Carafate Affect Pristiq

I started pristiq 4 weeks ago, not very effective for depression, I take carafate for gastritis 4 times a day too-can it interfere with the antidepressant?? I am thinking it is even though I take it 1-2 hours later than pristiq-I am not responding as I normally do. Thanks, Sandy Maz ## It can take as long as 6 weeks for a medication like Pristiq to reach its full effectiveness in your body, so it could be that it just hasn't reached its peak potential for you, yet. Have you discussed it with your doctor? There is nothing listed about their being a known problem between it and the Carafate, but you should talk to your doctor about it to be certain.

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pictures of watson 780

blue long oval pill with one side saying watson 780 and the other side having an indention line going down the middle ## its good ## Pill Image This is Sulfracate 1mg, a generic for Carafate. This is used to help treat and prevent the recurrence of stomach or duodenal ulcers. ## oval blue pill with watson 780 on it

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carasate

taken to remove stomach polyps ## Can carasate be taken together with milk of magnesium. Also what time is best to take each? Thank you ## Sorry, I meant carafate and milk of magnesium. Can they be taken together? Also what time is best to take each?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sucralfate
  • Suspension: 1g/10ml, 1gm/10ml
  • Tablet: 1g, 1gm
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Carafate: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17856-0170 Carafate 1 g/10ml Oral Suspension by Atlantic Biologicals Corps
  • 54868-3735 Carafate 1 g/10ml Oral Suspension by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 58914-170 Carafate 1 g/10ml Oral Suspension by Aptalis Pharma Inc.
  • 58914-171 Carafate 1000 mg Oral Tablet by Aptalis Pharma Us, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Sucralfate or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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carafate and phentermine
Will phentermine cause carafate to not work ## Hello, Tangie! How are you? No, I didn't find any interactions or pro... 1 reply
Does Carafate Affect Pristiq
I started pristiq 4 weeks ago, not very effective for depression, I take carafate for gastritis 4 times a day too-can it... 1 reply
Alternatives to Carafate
I have ulcers that are not healing and my MD prescribed Carafate but I broke out with severe hives. Is there any alterna... 1 reply
does medicade cover carafate in wi
i just want to know if medicade covers carafate in wi ## Hi Brenda, Looking at Medicaid's "Preferred Drug List&#... 1 reply
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