Sucralfate Drug Information
If you have duodenal ulcers, sucralfate (Carafate®) can help treat them and prevent them from recurring. This prescription medication comes in the form of tablets and an oral suspension (liquid). It is usually taken four times a day (to heal ulcers) or twice daily (to prevent the ulcers from recurring).
Before beginning treatment with this drug, sucralfate's safety information should be fully reviewed with your healthcare provider. Also, tell your healthcare provider if you have any other medical conditions (such as kidney disease or allergies) or if you are taking any other medications (including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements).
(For more information on this drug, click Sucralfate. This article provides more details on this product, explaining how it works for treating duodenal ulcers, what to expect while taking it, and what your healthcare provider needs to know before beginning treatment.)