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Get a prescription for Sucralfate (Carafate) online

Sucralfate is recommended to treat and prevent duodenal ulcers(ulcers in the first part of the intestine). It belongs to the “protectant class of drugs” that help heal and treat ulcers. 

Getting a Sucralfate prescription refill online is straightforward and simple. You can connect with a doctor at any time and place virtually. However, please note that a Sucralfate refill online will only be provided after consultation with the doctor and if the treatment is suitable and safe for your unique needs. 

What is Sucralfate (Carafate)?

Sucralfate (Carafate) belongs to the protectant class of drugs that protects ulcers and helps them heal. It is prescribed for duodenal ulcers, which occur in the very first part of the small intestine. It comes in different brand names; the most prescribed brand is Carafate, prescribed according to the severity of the ulcer and condition.

What are the uses of Sucralfate?

Sucralfate is used and recommended for a number of reasons, including. 

  • Acute deudonal ulcer 
  • For the management of gastric ulcers in GIT 
  • Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Treatment and prevention of stress ulcers
  • Treatment and prevention of mucositis from radiation or chemotherapy

What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Sucralfate?

Sucralfate only comes in two different dosage forms: 

  1. Tablets      (1g)
  2. Suspension   (1g/10ml) 

The usual recommended sucralfate dose is 1g 2-3 times a day and no more than that, depending on the nature and severity of your medical condition. Your healthcare provider can only diagnose and determine this dose after careful examination. 

How to take sucralfate?

Sucralfate should be taken (if tablet)  by mouth on an empty stomach 1 hour before having a meal as directed by your doctor. The dose and frequency depend on the age, nature,, and severity of your medical condition and ulcer. It can be prescribed to you to be taken 3-4 times a day to only once a day.  

What are the side effects of Sucralfate?

Some of the most common side effects of sucralfate are: 

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Dry mouth

Some of the severe but rare side effects are: 

  • Severe abdominal cramps 
  • Vomiting 
  • Difficulty swallowing 
  • Allergic reactions rarely.