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ULCAFATE 500mg Tablet 20s

Sucralfate:500mg | Anti-peptic ulcerants

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Star Product Form : TabletPack Size : 20sIngredients : Sucralfate:500mgGeneric Category : Anti-peptic ulcerants

How it works

ULCAFATE 500mg Tablet 20s sticks to damaged ulcer tissue and protects against acid and enzymes so healing can occur.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ULCAFATE 500mg Tablet 20s

  • Constipation
  • Back pain
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash
  • Stomach pain

Uses of ULCAFATE 500mg Tablet 20s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Duodenal ulcer

    Macralfate Suspension is used in the treatment of ulcers in the intestine which is characterized by severe pain, vomiting, and blood in stools.


Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women only if clearly needed.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is recommended in breastfeeding women only if clearly needed.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in the patients with known allergy to this medicine.


Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women only if clearly needed.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is recommended in breastfeeding women only if clearly needed.

General Warnings
  • Diabetes

    DiabetesaThe suspension form of this medicine may increase the blood glucose levels due to the presence of carbohydrates. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary.

  • Impaired kidney function

    This medicine may cause accumulation of aluminum in the body in patients with the kidney impairment. Inform the doctor if you have a history of kidney disease. Monitoring the signs and symptoms of aluminum toxicity like aluminum osteodystrophy, osteomalacia, encephalopathy is necessary.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for the children.


  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.


Interaction with Medicines
  • Digoxin Moderate
  • Ciprofloxacin Moderate
  • Dolutegravir Moderate
Disease interactions
  • Moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is advised during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.


Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ULCAFATE 500mg Tablet 20s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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