Sucraday O Syrup helps in the treatment of ulcers that develop in the intestine. The drug is meant for oral consumption and as it enters the system, it creates a coating around the ulcers. This coating protects the ulcers from getting injured, thus they have time to heal effectively. Doctors prescribe the drug on the basis of the patients medical condition and how he responsds to the treatment. Sucraday O Syrup is generally prescribed to be taken twice or even four times a day. It has to be taken when your stomach is empty, that is, about an hour before you take a meal. The drug should be taken regularly for best results. The ulcers in the intestines will take about 4-8 weeks to heal properly. Make sure that you do not discontinue the drug without consulting your doctor first.
Most medicines cause certain side effects when taken. Some of these side effects are quite minor and disappear in some time while other more serious side effects can lead to greater complications. Some minor side effects of Sucraday O Syrup are nausea, gas, dryness of the mouth, constipations and stomach upset. Major side effects of Sucraday O Syrup include severe stomach pain, nausea and vomiting and problems with swallowing. An allergic reaction to Sucraday O Syrup is very rare, but if it does occur, it symptoms include swelling, rashes, problems with breathing and dizziness. If any of the above side effects persist for a long period of time or tend to worsen immediate medical aid should be sought.
It is also important that you inform your health care provider about your medical history, with full details about any current health issues or allergies that you suffer from. Provide a list of medication that you are currently taking as well.
Along with the drug the doctor may also advise certain lifestyle changes, which include dietary alterations, healthy exercise and some programs to reduce stress.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is recommended for pregnant women only if clearly needed.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is recommended in breastfeeding women only if clearly needed.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sucraday O Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsTake the missed dose as soon as you remember. If itâ€™s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication belongs to the gastrointestinal agents. It works by forming an ulcer-adherent complex that covers the ulcer site and protects it against further attack by acid, pepsin, and bile salts.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
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Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
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Interaction with Medicine
DigoxinSucraday O Syrup may decrease the absorption of digoxin. It is not advised to take these medicines simultaneously. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any gastric medications. Digoxin should be taken at least 2 to 4 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after sucralfate.
Antidiabetic medicinesSucraday O Syrup oral suspension may increase the blood glucose levels in the patients with diabetes. Any symptoms of increased thirst, increased urination should be reported to the doctor. The dose of antidiabetic medicines should be adjusted based on the blood glucose levels. If symptoms persist, discontinue Sucraday O Syrup.
CiprofloxacinSucraday O Syrup may decrease the absorption of ciprofloxacin. It is not advised to take these medicines simultaneously. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any gastric medications. Ciprofloxacin should be taken at least 2 to 4 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after sucralfate.
DolutegravirSucraday O Syrup may decrease the absorption of dolutegravir. It is not advised to take these medicines simultaneously. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any gastric medications. Dolutegravir should be taken at least 2 to 4 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after sucralfate.
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