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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
133
79%
Gastritis
93
75%
Peptic Ulcers
27
89%
Hiatal Hernia
3
100%
Crohn's Disease & Ulcer...
1
100%
Overall, 79% (261 Members) find Carafate helpful
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Carafate Reviews

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It has worked for my burning stomach in the past. I have not taken it recently.
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It helped to soothe the acid in the stomach
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use it for cramps when needed
Working / Worked
On Omerprazole 80mgs daily since severe pain began 3 mo's ago. Today started Carafate.
Working / Worked
I take it 3 times a day. I guess it works but not alone.
Working / Worked
When I have acid reflux, a carafate pill helps right away. No side effects that I can tell. I have used this medication for over 15 years.
Working / Worked
I dont know if it is working yet, but I started religiously taking it 4 times a day 1 gram.It has positive reviews that it does help.
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just started it
Working / Worked
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
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Can you heal gastritis on Carafate alone?
    Carafate/Sucralfate worked much better for my gastrtitis than PPI or anything else! I have the feeling that under sucralfate I can get it fully healed... [More]
  2. Discussion: semi OT Phenergan, Sucralfate, Azithromycin
    Right now I'm on Sucralfate (Carafate) and Promethazine (Phenergan) for an ulcer and Azithromycin for.... my white blood cell count being high. Yea. K... [More]
  3. 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]
  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]