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Can you buy something like carafate over the counter without a prescription?

Can I take Carafate after or with morning cofee?

I have been prescribed Carafate 1 GM tab for gastritis. I don't know when I should take my morning dose. The instructions say to take it 30 minutes to 1 hour before meals. Would coffee with half and half be considered the meal, or would the food I eat approximately an hour later?

How should I take my omeprazole and Carafate?

I've been prescribed 20 mg capsules of omeprazole to be taken once per day and 10 ml liquid Carafate to be taken twice daily. I've been getting up, taking my omeprazole, waiting 30 mins and then taking my Carafate. Then I wait another hour before I eat. I take my second dosage of Carafate... read more

GERD - Timetable for taking Sucralfate (carafate) and omeprazole (Prilosec). Currently I'm taking...

... the meds like this. Take omeprazole, wait one hour, take carafate, wait one hour and then food. I was wondering if there is a better, more compact (time-wise) way to take it and be effective? Lots of conflicting info on how to take those 2 medicines online

Would a stomach ulcer cause bloody stools?

36 hours ago I was informed I had a stomach ulcer. I am to take Carafate 4 times a day. Today with both bowel movements there was bloody stools and obvious blood when wiped. Should I contact doctor or wait it out?

Sucralfate - What can you eat while taking Carafate?

Stomach has been upset since begin taking this three days ago. Experiencing headaches, backaches, acid reflux and sinus problems. Is this common?

I was prescribed Carafate tablets and the Pharmacist (CVS) said it wasn't available on the market?

The Pharmacist got the Dr. to agree to put me on the suspension (liquid) which is much harder to take than pills. She said the couldn't get pills as they were not available in the market. I see pictures of Carafate tabs shown on the internet. Is she wrong about their availability in the U.S.?

Carafate - Does anyone take this for post gall bladder syndrome ... bile dump issues?

I currently take Prilosec OTC twice a day breakfast and supper and Zantac (over the counter) same as the Prilosec ... but still having alot of issues with stomach ache, bloat -- slightly nauseated ... doctor had me try Carafate some time back but I'm not sure why I stopped taking it unless it... read more

Stomach Ulcer - Hi. I was dx. with a duodenal ulcer in October after the daily pain I had been?

... experiencing became excruciating and I was admitted into the hospital. I was put on Carafate and Protonix. A couple of weeks ago, I vomited massive amounts of blood and was admitted. I was told that there are three ulcers now. I received blood transfusions and IV Protonix that time and... read more

Carafate - I don't have an ulcer. I had right upper quad pain-no gall bladder. I think the doc just

... ordered it cuz she didn't know what else to do. It has been a month and I don't want to take meds I don't have to

Should I take carafate with water?

What kind of pain med.should be taken for a peptic ulcer?i'm taking bentyl,and carafate?

do u know of any narcotic medication that I can take for this peptic ulcer please let me know thanks?

Has anyone used Carafate to treat bile reflux - did it work?

I was recently diagnosed with bile reflux and prescribed carafate. Has any one had a positive experience with carafate as a form of treatment with the same illness. If so how did it take?

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