My 78-year-old mother has to take sucralfate but has difficulty swallowing the pills. Does it come in a liquid form?
It does come in a suspension but when I worked the floor we used to mix the tablets with water to make a slurry and they can swallow it this way. Sulcrafate pills are pretty big. Just put them in a small medicine cup with a teaspoon or two of water and allow the tablet to dissolve fully, be sure she swallows all of it, once she takes what is in the cup, put another teaspoon or two of water in the cup to "rinse" the rest of the medication out and have her drink that too. Easy peasey!
- Sucralfate Information for Consumers
- Sucralfate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Sucralfate (detailed)
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