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Help protect your pet’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract with Sucralfate.

Sucralfate is: a medication that is given by mouth in order to treat gastrointestinal (GI) ulcers sp... Learn More

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Help protect your pet’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract with Sucralfate.

Sucralfate is: a medication that is given by mouth in order to treat gastrointestinal (GI) ulcers specifically of the esophagus, stomach, and small intestines and to prevent new ulcers from forming.

What are the benefits?

  • 1.Treatment can be given by mouth at home;2.Coats ulcers and helps prevent others from forming;3.Can be given with aspirin or other NSAID’s (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories) in order to prevent GI ulceration.

    What outcomes can be expected?

    Sucralfate coats ulcers in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This helps prevent against further damage that can occur as a result of excess stomach acid and bile. Give Sucralfate exactly as prescribed. Missing doses can result in recurrence or worsening of ulceration. If your pet’s condition is not improving or worsening, contact your veterinarian.

    Who is it for: dogs, cat, and horses.

    How is it given?

    1.Give Sucralfate exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.

    2.Generally, Sucralfate is given orally on an empty stomach 1-2 hours before food or other medication is given.

    3.Crush the prescribed quantity of tablets, mix with water, and administer as a liquid slurry unless your veterinarian tells you to give Sucralfate differently.

    4. Always call your veterinarian if you have questions about how to use Sucralfate correctly.

    How does it work? Sucralfate creates a barrier that protects the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from further ulceration or damage when it interacts with stomach acids and other proteins.

    Sucralfate is available as: a tablet that is given by mouth.

    Generic Name:Sucralfate(Common Drug Name)

    Common Brand Name:Carafate

    Dose and Administration:Give Sucralfate to your pet according to the labeled instructions provided by your veterinarian. Tablets are given by mouth on empty stomach about 1-2 hours before a meal and before other medication. It is usually best to crush tablets, mix them with water, and give this medication as a liquid unless your veterinarian tells you to give it another way. You can give a dose as soon as you remember if you forget to give it but do not double dose. Give Sucralfate only to the pet it has been prescribed for. Call your veterinarian if you have questions about how to use Sucralfate correctly.

    Uses:Sucralfate is a commonly prescribed medications in pets with ulcers in the esophagus, stomach, and small intestines. It also helps to protect the GI tract from further damage.

    Storage:Store at room temperature away from children and pets.

    Possible Side Effects: Constipation can occur if your pet is taking Sucralfate. Other side effects may occur.

    Certain pets may experience a true allergic reaction to this medication if they are hypersensitive (allergic). If your pet is acting sick or unusual while taking this medication, call your veterinarian.

    Precautions:Pets who have an allergy to Sucralfate should not take it. If your pet is constipated or if your pet is pregnant, nursing, or being used for breeding, this medication should be used cautiously at the discretion of your veterinarian.

    Drug and Food Interactions: If Sucralfate is given with certain medications or supplements, it can prevent their absorption. Because of this possibility, Sucralfate should not be given within 1-2 hours of giving other medications. Discuss all other medications and supplements your pet is taking with your veterinarian prior to starting your pet on Sucralfate.

    A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Sucralfate.

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GREAT MEDICINE

By MIKE

from FLORIDA

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Care
    • Larger Pets
    • Older Pets

    Comments about Sucralfate:

    VERY EFFECTIVE

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