I have GERD, bile reflux and esophagus ucler. My doctor gave me Sucraflate tablet 1 g. He told me to take 1 g 2 times after meals with water. Is this a correct way to take Sucralfate because I read that I should take it before meals and not after meals.
What is the efficient way for taking Sucralfate ? should I take with a plenty of water or should I dissolved it in water and drink it ?
Take it before so it coats the lining of your stomach, how is it supposed to protected your stomach from acid
25 Aug 2014
In this case it makes sense to hope taking it after meals will help. If you took it before every swallow you take would move it down to your stomach. Not that much is going to stay in your esophagus anyway.
30 Oct 2016
Hello, I have been on sucralfate for several years and take it morning and night- you have to have an empty stomach for it to be affective so take it at least 2 hours after eating with at least 1 glass of water if not a pint glass of water - hope this helps