February 28 2020

SUCRALFATE

List of brands containing sucralfate   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle sucralfate in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Sucralfate belongs to group of anti-ulcer drugs. This medicine works by forming a protective barrier over the gastric or duodenal mucosa, helping to curb the subsequent irritation provoked by stomach acid on ulcers or inflammations of this part of digestive tract.

Sucralfate is indicated for treatment of gastroduodenal ulcers, stomach inflammation (gastritis) and for preventing gastrointestinal bleeding in critically ill patients admitted to the hospital.

Medizzine recommends consult your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given sucralfate.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Tablets:

In addition to active ingredient (500 mg or 1000 mg), the other ingredients are: macrogol 6000, microcrystalline cellulose, carmellose calcium and magnesium stearate.

Oral suspension:

Besides 10 or 20% sucralfate (500 mg /5 ml or 1 g /5 ml), suspension contains glycerin, xanthan gum, sodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, aniseed essence, caramel essence , sodium saccharin and purified water.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

Oral suspension contains propyl and methyl paraben, which can cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).

Before taking the drug     

Do not use sucralfate

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sucralfate or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

If you are receiving dialysis for kidney problems.

Take special care with sucralfate

- Before starting sucralfate treatment, your doctor should check if you are being treated with rye ergot alkaloids.
- If you have any important disease in the kidneys (renal failure).
- If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- If you have an intestinal disease, if you have undergone bowel surgery or you are suffering disturbances of bowel movements by certain medications (e.g. anticholinergics). Consult your doctor, since there are rare case reports of blockage of intestinal transit in patients with gastrointestinal motility disorders..

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

If in doubt, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

Especially, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking:

- Medicines containing citric acid salts (citrate),
- Medicines containing aluminum salts,
- Antiulcer medicines, such as ranitidine or cimetidine,
- Antibiotics, such as tetracycline, colistin, tobramycin or fluorquinolones,(eg ciprofloxacin or norfloxacin),
- Sulpiride, a medicine for treating certain types of vertigo and mental disorders,
- Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, clomipramine, nortriptyline),
- Digoxin, a drug to treat heart diseases,
- Phenytoin, for treating epilepsy,
- Warfarin, an anticoagulant drug,
- Theophylline, a drug used to treat asthma,
- Levothyroxine, a drug to treat thyroid diseases,
- Chenodeoxycholic and ursodeoxycholic acid, for treating gallstones,
- Quinidine, an antiarrhythmic drug (heart),
- Medicines for fungal infections, such as ketoconazole or amphotericin B.

If you are taking any of these medicines, leave two hours or a greater interval between taking sucralfate and the other medicine. In the case of antacids, it may be only half an hour.

Use with food and beverages

Sucralfate should be taken one hour before meals.

If you are being fed by gavage, leave an interval of at least one hour between meals and sucralfate, either before or after.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy

Before taking sucralfate, consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Do not take this medicine unless your doctor tells you.

Lactation:

Before taking sucralfate, consult your doctor if you are breast-feeding or plan to do it. Do not take this medicine unless your doctor tells you so.

Children:

This medicine should not be given to children under 14 years.

Driving and using machines

Although only occasionally, this medicine can cause dizziness and drowsiness. If this happens, do not drive or operate machinery or tools that might pose a risk to you or others.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use sucralfate     

Follow exactly instructions of use of sucralfate provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

The tablets should be dissolved in half a glass of water or swallowed with water.

Usual doses:

Guideline No. 1: Two tablespoons (10 ml) or two 1-gram tablets when getting up in the morning and two teaspoons (10 ml) or two 1-gram tablets at bedtime.

Guideline No. 2: One teaspoon (5 ml)) or a 1 gram tablet four times a day, taking the first three doses before the three main meals and the fourth just before bedtime. In severe cases, such as patients admitted with high risk of bleeding, may increase the number of doses to six teaspoons or tablets a day

In the most frequent cases, treatment with sucralfate should be done during 4-6 weeks, but in some situations, can be extended to 12 weeks. The maximum daily dose is 8 teaspoons (40 ml) or tablets a day.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take sucralfate     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine, tell you are taking sucralfate.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of sucralfate. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with sucralfate at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with sucralfate, immediately consult your doctor.

If you take more than you should:

Consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately or call the National Poisons Information Service in your country. If you have taken an overdose of sucralfate, go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital. Take the container with you, even if it is empty.

If you forget to take sucralfate

Take the appropriate dose as soon as you remember.

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

If you stop taking sucralfate

No stop taking sucralfate without consulting your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of sucralfate     

Like all medicines, sucralfate can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

Immediately discontinue treatment if you have an allergic reaction. This reaction can manifest as skin rash, difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the face, lips or tongue (angioedema) and other rare and severe signs such as fading, loss of consciousness and shock.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a few days:

- Constipation o diarrhea,
- Indigestion, stomach upset, dry mouth, increased flatulence,
- Vomiting or nausea,
- Headache, dizziness, vertigo, drowsiness, back pain,
- Itching.

This list not includes all adverse reactions associated with the use of sucralfate, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing sucralfate     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle sucralfate in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

CARAFATE 1 g, 120 tablets
ULCYTE 1 g, 120 tablets

Brazil:     

SUCRAFILM 1 g, 4-30-40 chewable tablets
SUCRAFILM 1 g/5 ml, 4 single-dose 5 ml oral suspension
SUCRAFILM 1 g/5 ml, 20 single-dose 10 ml oral suspension

Canada:     

APO-SUCRALFATE 1 g, tablets
DOM-SUCRALFATE 1 g, tablets
PMS-SUCRALFATE 1 g,tablets
SUCRALFATE PRO DOC 1 g, tablets
SULCRATE 1 g, tablets
SULCRATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
TEVA-SUCRALFATE 1 g, tablets

France:     

KEAL 1 g, tablets
KEAL 1 g/5 ml, sachets of oral suspension
KEAL 2 g/10 ml, sachets of oral suspension
ULCAR 1 g, tablets
ULCAR 1 g/5 ml, sachets of oral suspension

Germany:     

SUCRABEST 1 g, sachets granules
SUCRABEST 1 g, tablets
ULCOGANT 1 g, tablets
ULCOGANT 1 g/5 ml, 250 ml oral suspension
ULCOGANT 1 g, sachets granules

India:     

ACICOT 1 g/5 ml, syrup
ACRAL 1 g/10 mL, oral gel
ALFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ALIFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ALIFATE-O 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ARALFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
BLUEGEL-SF 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CRASIA 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CURAL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
DAFFOCID 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
EROCOT 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
GARD PLUS 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
GRANO 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
HAPIFATE 1 g, chewable tablets
Z IMINT-S 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
LACRATE 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
MAC-S 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
MAGALCID-S 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
NIKOCID-O 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
RADIFLUX 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
RALFATE 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
RALFET-S 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
RECOLFATE 1 g, tablets
REGEL 1 g, tablets
S-EPRA 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
S-EPRA-O 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SF 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SIGRAL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SIGRAL-KID 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SIOGARD 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SPARACID 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SPARACID-DS 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
STALFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
STARLIX 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCAN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCATE 1g, tablets
SUCFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCORIV 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAC 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAC-CX 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRACID 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SUCRADAY 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAFIL 1 g, tablets
SUCRAFIL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAGEL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAL-O 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRALIZ 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAMAL 1 g, tablets
SUCRAMAL 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SUCRASE 1 g, tablets
SUCRASE 1 g, tablets
SUCRO 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRON 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUKAL 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
SURE-IT 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
TPCRAL 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
UFATE 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
UL-FATE 1 g, tablets
ULCEFATE 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension
ULCERFATE 1 g, tablets
URALF 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
YOMFATE 1 g/10 ml, oral suspension

Italy:     

ANTEPSIN 1 g, tablets
ANTEPSIN 2 g, sachets powder for oral suspension
ANTEPSIN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CITOGEL 2 g/10 ml, sachets oral gel
CRAFILM 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CRAFILM 1 g/5 ml, sachets oral suspension
DEGASTRIL 1 g, chewable tablets
DEGASTRIL 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
ESCUDO 2 g, granules oral supension
GASTROGEL 2 g/10 ml, sachets oral gel
SUCRALFATO TEVA 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO abc 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO angenerico 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO DOC 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO GERMED 1 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO GERMED 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO MYLAN 1 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO MYLAN 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFATO TEVA 1 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRALFIN 1 g, tablets
SUCRALFIN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRALFIN 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRAMAL 1 g, chewable tablets
SUCRAMAL 1 g, tablets
SUCRAMAL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAMAL 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUCRATE 2 g/10 ml, oral gel
SUCRORIL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRORIL 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SUGAR 2 g/10 ml, sachets oral suspension
SUGAST 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
SURIL 2 g, chewable tablets
SURIL 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
ULCRAST 2 g, chewable tablets
ULCRAST 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension
ZENODIAN 2 g, sachets granules for oral supension

Japan:     

SHUALMIN 90%, granules
SUCRALFATE AMEL 90%, fine granules
SUCRALFATE NICHI-IKO 10%, oral solutin
SUCRALFATE NICHI-IKO 90%, fine granules
SUCRALFATE TAIYO 10%, oral solutin
SUCRALFATE TOWA 90%, granules
SUCRALFATE TSURUHARA 90%, fine granules
TUNALMIN 90%, fine granules
ULCERLMIN 90%, fine granules
ULCERLMIN 10%, oral solutin

Mexico:     

ALIVOATO 1 g, 40 tablets
APO-LATO 1 g, 40 tablets
DISCRAL 1 g, 40 tablets
DUODENEL 1 g, 20, 40 and 100 tablets
METIXANE 1 g, 20, 40 and 100 tablets
SUCRALFATO NAFAR 1 g, 20 and 40 tablets
UNIVAL 1 g, 20 and 40 tablets
ULCOGANT 1 g, 3 chewable tablets
ULCOGANT 1 g, oral suspension sachets

Pakistan:     

BIOFATE 500 mg, tablets
BIOFATE 1 g, tablets
CAYFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CIDIFEN 500 mg, tablets
CIDIFEN 1 g, tablets
CIDIFEN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CRAFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CRAFILM 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CYTOZOLE 1 g, tablets
CYTOZOLE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
CYTOZOLE 500 mg, tablets
DYFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
EPIGARD 1 g, tablets
EPIGARD 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
MACSUFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
MALLAR 1 g, tablets
MALLAR 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
MARIFATE 1 g, tablets
MASFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
MEDGEL 1 g, tablets
MEDGEL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ORAFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
PRO-FIT 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
RAFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
RAFATE 500 mg, tablets
RALFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
RALFATE500 mg, tablets
SUCFATE 1 g, tablets
SUCFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCFATE 500 mg, tablets
SUCLIVE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCMED 1 g, tablets
SUCMED 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAFATE MEDICAIDS 1 g, tablets
SUCRAFATE MEDICAIDS 500 mg, tablets
SUCRAGRAY 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAL 1 g, tablets
SUCRAL-HEIM 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRALAN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRALGEM 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRALIF 1 g, tablets
SUCRALIF 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRALIF 500 mg, tablets
SUCRALIX 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRANIC 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCRAZ 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SUCROSUN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SULCRATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
SURLKA 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCAFATE 1 g, tablets
ULCAFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCAFATE 500 mg, tablets
ULCELEY 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCERATE 1 g, tablets
ULCERATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCERATE 500 mg, tablets
ULCERCURE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCERCURE FORTE 1 g, tablets
ULCERNIL 1 g, tablets
ULCERNIL 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCERTEC 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCOAT 1 g, capsules
ULCOCID 1 g, tablets
ULCOCID 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULCOCID 500 mg, tablets
ULFATE 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULSANIC 1 g, tablets
ULSANIC 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ULSANIC 500 mg, tablets
ULSUC 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
WINSANIC 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension

Spain:     

URBAL 1 g, 50 and 100 tablets
URBAL 1 g/5 ml, 50 and 100 oral suspension sachets

Turkey:     

ANTEPSIN 1 g/5 ml, 250 ml oral suspension
ANTEPSIN 1 g, 60 tablets

United Kingdom:     

ANTEPSIN 1 g/5 ml, oral suspension
ANTEPSIN 1 g, tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

CARAFATE 1 g, 100 tablets
CARAFATE 1 g/10 ml, 414 ml oral suspension
SUCRALFATE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 1 g, 100 tablets
SUCRALFATE APHENA PHARMA 1 g, 90-100 tablets
SUCRALFATE AVKARE, tablets
SUCRALFATE BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 1 g, 20-100 tablets
SUCRALFATE CARDINAL HEAALTH 1 g, 90-100 tablets
SUCRALFATE CARDINAL HEALTH 1 g/10 ml, 10 singre-dose oral suspension
SUCRALFATE ERIE MEDICAL 1 g, 30-120 tablets
SUCRALFATE GOLDEN STATE 1 g, 90-100 tablets
SUCRALFATE LEVISTA 1 g, 100 tablets
SUCRALFATE MCKESSON 1 g, 90-100 tablets
SUCRALFATE MYLAN 1 g, 100 tablets
SUCRALFATE NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 1 g, 30-31 tablets
SUCRALFATE NORTHWIND 1 g, 30 tablets
SUCRALFATE NOSTRUM 1 g, 100 tablets
SUCRALFATE PD-RX PHARMA 1 g, 30 tablets
SUCRALFATE PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOC 1 g/10 ml, 10 single-dose oral suspension
SUCRALFATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 1 g, 30-180 tablets
SUCRALFATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 1 g/10 ml, 10 single-dose oral suspension
SUCRALFATE PRECISION DOSE 1 g/10 ml, 10 single-dose oral suspension
SUCRALFATE REMEDYREPACK 1 g, 30 tablets
SUCRALFATE REMEDYREPACK 1 g, 90-100 tablets
SUCRALFATE STAT RX USA LLC 1 g, 120 tablets
SUCRALFATE STATE FLORIDA DOH CENTRAL PHARM 1 g, 30 tablets
SUCRALFATE TEVA 1 g, 90 y 100 tablets
SUCRALFATE UDL 1 g, 100 tablets
SUCRALFATE VISTAPHARM 1 g/10 ml, 10 single-dose oral suspension
SUCRALFATE WATSON 1 g, 90 y 100 tablets

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