Sucrate is indicated for
- Gastric ulcer, Duodenal ulcer
- Chronic gastritis
- Stress ulceration
Dosage and Administration
Route of administration : Oral.
Duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, chronic gastritis:
Adults: The usual dose is 2 grams twice daily to be taken on rising and at bedtime or 1 gram 4 times a day to be taken 1 hour before meals and at bedtime. Maximum daily dose 8 grams.
Four to six weeks treatment is usually needed for ulcer healing but up to twelve weeks may be necessary in resistant cases. Antacids may be used as required for relief of pain, but should not be taken half an hour before of after Sucrate.
Prophylaxis of gastrointestinal hemorrhage from stress ulceration:
Adults: The usual dose is 1 gram six times a day. A maximum dose of 8 grams daily should not be exceeded. Antacids may be used as required for relief of pain, but should not be taken half an hour before or after Sucrate.
OR AS DIRECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN.
Sucrate 200 ml Suspension- Each 5 ml suspension contains Sucralfate USP 1 g.