Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Sucral-O Suspension
Sucral-O Suspension is a combination medicine used in the treatment of acidity, stomach ulcer, and heartburn. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity and ulcers such as stomach pain or irritation. It also neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach and helps in the easy passage of gas.
In Treatment of Acidity
Acidity is a condition when your stomach produces more acid than is needed for the digestion of food. Sucral-O Suspension helps treat acidity. Sucral-O Suspension gives relief from burning sensation and stomach pain associated with acidity.
In Treatment of Heartburn
Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest caused by stomach acids travelling back up towards your throat and mouth. Sucral-O Suspension works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the burning sensation and pain associated with heartburn. You can also take control of heartburn with few lifestyle changes. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Avoid eating within 3-4 hours of going to bed.
In Treatment of Stomach ulcers
Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach. Sucral-O Suspension is used to treat stomach ulcers. Sucral-O Suspension covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it against stomach acid or further injury. This helps ulcers heal more quickly. $also gives relief from pain and discomfort in the stomach associated with stomach ulcers. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.
Sucral-O Suspension is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take it for more than the recommended duration as long-term administration may have harmful effects on the health.
Common side effects of Sucral-O Suspension
Q. How should I take Sucral-O Suspension?
Take Sucral-O Suspension on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
Q. Can I drink water after taking Sucral-O Suspension?
Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Sucral-O Suspension as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Sucral-O Suspension cause constipation?
Yes, Sucral-O Suspension contains Sucralfate, which can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about treating constipation if it persists for a long time.
Q. Can I stop taking Sucral-O Suspension when my symptoms are relieved?
No, take Sucral-O Suspension for the full prescribed length of time even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.
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