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What Is Carafate Slurry Used For
Carafate: This medication is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the intestines. Carafate forms a coating over ulcers, protecting the area from further injury. This helps ulcers heal more quickly. There are off label uses of carafate but talk to your doctor about those. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sucralfate 4 ulcer: It is a medication used to treat stomach/duodenal ulcers, to prevent it, or to treat those with severe oral ulceration (epidermolysis bullosa). It is a relatively safe medication, but not as effect as other medication such as the famous purple pill. Some people do benefit from it and so still in use. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more
Not usually, but…: Carafate taken orally will not have any affect on colitis. Having said that, however, it is sometimes used as an enema to treat colitis in the rectum and rectal ulcers. If it is prescribed that way, follow the doctor's advice on how often to take the enemas. Good luck. ...Read more
Carafate: This is used to treat ulcers. It sticks to the ulcer thereby protecting it from the stomach acid and enzymes allowing healing. One could argue that it may have a role in decreasing the pain as it covers/coats the ulcer protecting it. Carafate is not classed as a pain medication. ...Read more
I came off Carafate due to nausea. Used drops of ciprofloacin for eye. Nausea won't go away.I do have gerd, hiatel hernia, ulcers, diverticulosis?
Not a good idea: Carafate is to protect you stomach by forming a protective coating in your stomach lining. Caffeine irritant to your stomach. It will make your gastritis worse. That is why all ulcer or reflux or gastritis patient are put on caffeine free diet. If you take carafate with caffeine, it will make your healing process very slow or getting worse. ...Read more
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