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If you forget to delay a small breakfast after taking Carafate (sucralfate) (e.G. Only waiting a half hour), do you get any benefit (or harm) from having taken it?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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 with its ability to work--binding/coating the ulcers etc.
..So, taking it a half an hour before you should get some benefit (no harm should come from this). If you have additional concerns, post them here on healhtap.Com or consult your doc...Good luck.

In brief: 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 with its ability to work--binding/coating the ulcers etc.
..So, taking it a half an hour before you should get some benefit (no harm should come from this). If you have additional concerns, post them here on healhtap.Com or consult your doc...Good luck.
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