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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medication advice : Yes, you can take Claritin in addition to the other medications you are taking without any side effect concerns.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Unlikely related: Carafate/sucralafate is a medication that binds to the surface of ulcers and irritations of lining of GI tract. It is not absorbed to any degree into ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tara Pernot
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No med problems: for a person prescribed singulair, protonix (pantoprazole) and Zantac adding carafate should not cause any medication interaction problems
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Fluids: I suggest you injest more water to help the carafate (sucralfate) and dilute acid.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: No risk of allergic cross reactivity with sulfa or penicillin.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Ulcer treatment: Carafate (sucralfate) is used primarily for coating of an ulcer. I dont believe it helps gastric emptying.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
45 years experience General Surgery
Not really: A sliding type hiatal hernia is associated with reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. The acid causes burning sensation described as "heart ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but a bit less: It is recommended that Carafate (sucralfate) be takenon an empty stoomach 1 hour before meal or two-three hours after. The presence of food interfere ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Personal decision: Carafate is brand of sucralfate which works by coating stomach lining. It is fda approved only for duodenal ulcers. Axid (nizatidine) is brand of h2 r ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
35 years experience Critical Care
GI: Yes. Carafate (sucralfate) is one of the medications used to treat "heartburn". Mylanta, maalox, Tums and Pepcid are some of the others you may have ... Read More
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