Carafate


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Synonyms for Carafate

medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers

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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.
Carafate, 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.