Carafate

( Sucralfate )

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CVS PHARMACY Retail

$57.59

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67%

$18.91 With Free Coupon
WALGREENS Retail

$57.59

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57%

$24.89 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY Retail

$57.59

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50%

$29.05 With Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY Retail

$57.59

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48%

$30.14 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY Retail

$57.59

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46%

$31.19 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC
$32.10 With Free Coupon
AKINA PHARMACY
$33.70 With Free Coupon
MY DR'S PHARMACY
$33.70 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY #
$33.99 With Free Coupon
COSTCO Retail

$57.59

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41%

$34.08 With Free Coupon
COSTCO PHARMACY
$34.35 With Free Coupon
GIANT PHARMACY
$34.60 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER
$35.10 With Free Coupon
HEALTH STAR PHARMACY
$35.10 With Free Coupon
LIBERTY PHARMACY & MEDICAL SUPPLIES
$35.10 With Free Coupon
LOUDOUN COMMUNITY PHARMACY
$35.10 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC.
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Sucralfate

Drug Info for sucralfate

Sucralfate is used to treat and prevent the return of duodenal ulcers (ulcers located in first part of the small intestine). Treatment with other medications, such as antibiotics, may also be necessary to treat and prevent the return of ulcers caused by a certain type of bacteria (H. pylori) Sucralfate is in a class of medications called protectants. It sticks to damaged ulcer tissue and protects against acid and enzymes so healing can occur.

Carafate is a drug used to treat and prevent intestinal ulcers. Carafate works by forming a protective coating over the ulcer to promote healing. This drug is composed of a sucrose sulfate-aluminum. Carafate is a brand version of the drug sucralfate. This medication has been available for years. In the treatment of intestinal ulcers, Carafate use is common.

  • Carafate
  • Sucralfate

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine on an empty stomach.

Do not stop taking the medicine unless your doctor tells you to, even if you feel better.

Tablet: Swallow with a glass of water. Take it 1 hour before meals and at bedtime.

Oral liquid: Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup. Shake it well before each use.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not freeze the oral liquid.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to sucralfate.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease or diabetes.

This medicine may cause high blood sugar.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Some medicines can affect how sucralfate works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Cimetidine, digoxin, levothyroxine, phenytoin, quinidine, ranitidine, theophyllineMedicine to treat infection (including fluoroquinolones, ketoconazole, tetracycline)

Take antacids more than one-half hour before or after taking sucralfate oral liquid.

Take cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, digoxin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, or ranitidine 2 hours before you take sucralfate oral liquid.

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing, coughing up blood
  • Increased hunger or thirst, change in how much or how often you urinate, unusual weight loss
  • Numbness or weakness in your arm or leg, or on one side of your body
  • Pain in your lower leg (calf)
  • Sudden or severe headache, problems with vision, speech, or walking
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Mild stomach cramps, diarrhea
  • Stomach upset, passing gas
  • Dizziness
Frequently Asked Questions

Sucralfate is an anti-ulcer medication used to treat and prevent intestinal ulcers.

Sucralfate, a generic drug, is available under the brand name Carafate. Consult with your doctor for more information about these drugs and to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Sucralfate price without insurance is about $69 for a supply of 120, 1 gm tablets. Prices vary depending on supply needed and pharmacy location.

Sucralfate is a generic drug. Similar brand-name drugs include Carafate. Our free coupon may be used for savings on Sucralfate and alternative brand-name drugs for savings of up to 80%.

Sucralfate tablets are available in 1 g strength. This medication is also available as an oral suspension. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There is not a Sucralfate manufacturer coupon or patient assistance program currently available, but you can save on your prescription cost by using our free Sucralfate coupon card. Our coupon card is easy to use, and customers usually find they save the most on medications when using our coupon.