In her pre-anesthesia evaluation, the anesthesiologist noted that the patient was receiving Zantac, Carafate
, and Docusate Sodium.
The following drugs were included and are listed in the order of appearance in the journals and on the questionnaire: Voltaren, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Isoptin SR, PediaProfen, Feldene, Verelan, Capoten, Carafate
, Axid, Halcion, Cipro, Calan SR, Lorelco, Procardia XL, Cardizem, Tagamet, Suprax, Kerlone, and Ventolin.
, Prilosec or Cytotec may prevent gastritis and peptic ulceration, but share with the H-2 blockers the disadvantage of being very expensive ($100 to $150 or more per month).
The patient was discharged with sucralfate (25 mg/kg PO q8h; Carafate
, Allergan USA, Irvine, CA, USA) for 3-5 days.
Other medications your vet may prescribe include Reglan (metoclopramide), used to stop vomiting and increase gastric motility, and Carafate
(sucralfate), used to treat gastric ulcers.
2] blockers, Carafate
, antacids, and lifestyle changes.
A few other medications, such as Carafate
, Urecholine and Prilosec are also available.