The child suffers from juvenile arthritis and is taking anti inflamatories and analgesics with the known side effects on the system digestivo. He read that this medication sucralfate helps a lot to protect the stomach. I would like an opinion. I want to know if the childrens under 10 years can use this medication. Thanks
This is from https://www.drugs.com/dosage/sucralfate.html
"... Safety and effectiveness of sucralfate in pediatric patients have not been established. However, the use of sucralfate may be appropriate in some situations.
Greater than 1 year: 250 to 500 mg (2.5 to 5 mL) topically as a suspension 4 times a day for treatment of stomatitis."
- Sucralfate Information for Consumers
- Sucralfate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Sucralfate (detailed)
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