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(also known as Sucralfate)

Sucralfate is used to treat and prevent duodenal ulcers. This medicine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Sucralfate works by forming a ``barrier'' or ``coating'' over the ulcer. This protects the ulcer from the acid of the stomach, allowing it to heal. Sucralfate contains an a... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
GERD & Heartburn
124
78%
Gastritis
78
72%
Peptic Ulcers
25
88%
Hiatal Hernia
4
100%
Crohn's Disease & Ulcer...
1
100%
Overall, 78% (236 Members) find Carafate helpful
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Carafate Reviews

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Not at all. Has made me sicker.
Working / Worked
Well it helps with the pain but the ulcers are still there.
Working / Worked
In the beginning worked really well. Not so much now. No side effects.
Working / Worked
Didn't work for me.
Working / Worked
Didn't work and it was so long ago I can't remember what the side effects were
Working / Worked
It worked but I used it only short period of time.
Working / Worked
I took this for an 8 week regime to try to heal my ulcers. My ulcers have not fully healed so I still take this as needed when the pain gets bad.
Working / Worked
was on it for months when Dr thought I might have an ulcer
Working / Worked
I only use it when the burning and throat tightness are at it's worse. It seems to soothe me for alittle while. No side effects.
Working / Worked
not working yet
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Carafate Advice, please help!
    Hey LavenderHippie: FYI: I just got a new prescription of Sucralfate (Which is generic for Carafate). These pills are the same size, but white. Th... [More]
  2. Discussion: Carafate Advice, please help!
    Hi Ben well I have had gastritis for 4 years too and the pain has just got worse over time, it stops me sleeping. I have some sucralfate but was taki... [More]
  3. Discussion: Carafate Advice, please help!
    You are welcome Ben. Yes, I would def. see a specialist if you can. If you don't have the funds now, ask the doctor's office if you can pay on time,... [More]
  4. Discussion: Problems with Carafate/Sucralfate
    Thank you for sharing. I've only had the liquid prescribed, I acutally did not accept the prescription when I went to the pharmacy this second time ar... [More]
  5. Discussion: Problems with Carafate/Sucralfate
    Hi everyone, I've been taking Sucralfate (brand name Carafate) for the past week and it seems to be helping the burning stomach. I discovered a few th... [More]