Sucralfate

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Main Medicine Class:: Gastrointestinal System   Sub Medicine Class ::  GERD,

7A. GERD, ULCER/ANTACIDS in 7. GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
SUCRALFATE
GI PROTECTANT | ANTI-ULCER
PK: A: Poor E: Urine

Indications & Dose: GASTRITIS Chronic PO Adult 1g QID or 2g BID 4-8 wk, if necessary increase max 8g/day | GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE PO Adult 1g 6 times/day, max 8g/dayCaused by stress ulceration | PEPTIC ULCER PO Adult 1g QID or 2g BID 4-8 wk, if necessary increase to max 8g/day, MD 1g BID to prevent recurrence of duodenal ulcers Child 1 month-2 yr: 250mg 4-6times/day, 2-12 yr: 500mg 4-6 times/day, 12-18 yr: 1g 4-6 times/day | STRESS ULCERATION Prophylactic therapy PO Child 1 month-2 yr: 250mg 4-6times/day, 2-12 yr: 500mg 4-6times/day, 12-18 yr: 1g 4-6times/day

Precautions: Renal impairment

ADR: Others: constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, flatulence, gastric discomfort, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, vertigo, back pain, skin rashes, hypersensitivity reactions

DDI: Serious Ketoconazole/Amitriptyline/Tetracycline/Theophylline absorption is reduced, Quinidine/Digoxin blood levels & efficacy is reduced

Diet: Without food

Monitor: CBC, LFTs, bone growth, neurologic status

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