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Sucraday O Syrup

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Sucralfate, Oxetacaine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 29, 2021

Sucraday O Syrup helps in treating ulcers that develop in the intestine. 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 patient's medical condition and how he responds to the treatment. This drug has to be taken on an empty stomach or about an hour before you eat a meal.

Some minor side effects of the suspension are nausea, gas, dryness of the mouth, constipation and stomach upset. Major side effects include severe stomach pain, vomiting and problems with swallowing. An allergic reaction to the suspension is very rare, but if it does occur, its symptoms include swelling, rashes, problems with breathing and dizziness.

Inform your health care provider about your medical history, with full details about any current health issues. Provide him/her with a list of medications 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 to reduce stress.

The medicine is primarily prescribed to treat:

The common effect caused by this medicine are:

  • 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.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Caution is advised while consuming alcohol with this medicine.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medication may cause side effects that might affect the alertness. Hence the driving ability of the patient is hindered. Patient must avoid driving if taking this medication.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution must be taken in patient with kidney disease, adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Limited information is available. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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.

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  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

The drug 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. It also inhibits the release of the gastrin hormone, which in turn reduces the secretion of gastric juices.

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 Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Digoxin

    Sucraday 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 medicines

    Sucraday 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.

    Ciprofloxacin

    Sucraday 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.

    Dolutegravir

    Sucraday 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.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from diabetes should use some other safer alternative.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.

Ques: Is Sucraday O Syrup an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?

Ans: This drug is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine.

Ques: Is Sucraday O Syrup available or sold over the counter?

Ans: No. This drug is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Ques: Is Sucraday O Syrup gluten-free?

Ans: Yes. Sucraday O Syrup is gluten-free. However, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use.

Ques: Is Sucraday O Syrup safe?

Ans: Yes. it is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

Ques: Can I take Sucraday O Syrup with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?

Ans: Yes. it can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor

Ques: Does Sucraday O Syrup cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?

Ans: No, it does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please take medical help immediately.

Ques: Is Sucraday O Syrup a narcotic drug?

Ans: No. it is not a narcotic drug.
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