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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

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Overall, 78% (242 Members) find Carafate helpful

Carafate Reviews

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Love it, but it is only a fix, after the damage is done.
Working / Worked
haven't taken it yet but saw good reviews on it so I am excited
Working / Worked
I LOVE Carafate...helps tremendously!
Working / Worked
working, but a pain to take.
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working, but a pain in the neck to take.
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definited helps, take 3x day before meals, doc says 4x day but dont, interferes with other meds
Working / Worked
The liquid is nasty tasting but it works.
Working / Worked
works, but have to remember to take it at least 1/2 hr before eating and I don't always eat on schedule
Working / Worked
i ahd a horrible burning sensation that was murder but it helped heal the ersion
Working / Worked
This was for an ulcer more than 20 years ago that was not bleeding. It seemed to work.
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  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]