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Carafate Anti Ulcer Agent
What do I do to get rid of my ulcer i take carafate, (sucralfate) alovera (sp) & antisid a cabbage base chew tab
If : If your ulcer is caused by a bacteria called h. Pylori then you will need an extended course of multiple antibiotics to erradicate the bacteria. You will also need a medication called omeprazole, this will help decrease the acid in your stomach so further damage is not done. Your doctor will be able to do a blood test in order to check for this bacteria. In addition you may need a test done by a gastroenterologist called an endoscopy in order to assess your entire upper GI tract. Please see your doctor ras soon as possible. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink soda if I have acid reflux and a ulcer if I am on ppi medication and carafate (sucralfate)?
I have a peptic ulcer. Been on Carafate (sucralfate) for a week now. Will i always have to watch what i eat. I miss homemade tacos so bad!
In short, no: Once a peptic ulcer is healed, most people are able to return to eating a normal diet. Carafate (sucralfate) is generally not the recommended treatment for healing an ulcer. You should be on a medication to stop your stomach from making acid. And if you have not been tested for h. Pylori, you should be. ...Read more
Does Carafate (sucralfate) help heal ulcer from non-infectious ulcer (i.E. Prior pancreatitis damage) in stomach/upper intestine for non-alcohol drinker. ?
Stopped Carafate (sucralfate) to prevent ulcers now have hart burn a lot was Carafate (sucralfate) helping pervent the heart burn what can I do?
I came off Carafate (sucralfate) due to nausea. Used drops of ciprofloacin for eye. Nausea won't go away.I do have gerd, hiatel hernia, ulcers, diverticulosis?
I have gastritis, put on prilosec, carafate, (sucralfate) no ulcer found.started Siberian pine nut oil. have severe back pain, headaches, is it ok to take an NSAID?
No: I would hold odd and any medication until evaluation by Physician ...Read more
Gastric bypass 2008, peptic ulcer since 2009, quit smoking seven weeks ago, pain is much worse and more often than before. Protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?
Need close follow-up: When symptoms like pain get worse, the questions include: is the disease spreading, is the medication no longer working, is there a new problem, etc.? An ulcer 3 years ago should have healed. Is there a problem with recurrent gastritis or repeat ulcers? Is there stomach cancer, or is there a gallstone problem? A G.I. Specialist can recheck to figure things out. Another endoscopy may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?
GI care: It seams that you are being evaluated for these conditions. How long on Protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate and how much benefit? Are some of your symptoms newer since on this regimen? Bloating and yellow stool may be suggestive of a need for eval of liver, your blood work would better tell this story. Follow up with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more
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