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Posted 9 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 14 Aug 2016 by • 2 answers
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 ...
Posted 28 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
Gastroenterologist prescribed Carafate plus doubled my Protonix for GERD. Took Carafate for 2 months (to completely heal any ulcers). During this time, encountered chest pain. Stopped taking Carafate, to relieve the chest pains. Still taking 40 MG Protonix twice a day. Is there any reason to ...
Posted 1 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
I had an endoscopy to determine state of my stomach lining because of burning, persistent abdominal pain. The result was inconclusive except for "signs of early stage gastritis." I am taking carafate 1 gm tabs 4x a day according to instructions. The carafate with just a swallow of water ...
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Posted 13 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I know that you should take the thyroid medicine 4hrs before the Carafate but how about switching them, can I take the Carafate first and then wait 4 hours to take the Thyroid medicine? Thank you
Posted 10 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
I can't get my stomach right, I tried changing my diet as well and I'm still suffering discomfort, the carafate isn't working
Posted 7 May 2015 by • 1 answer
Posted 17 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
I am on both Carafate and Creon, I am supposed to take Creon immediately before eating which would mean waiting 2 hours to eat after taking Carafate instead of 1 Hour. Will I still benefit from the Creon if I take it less than 2 hours after taking Carafate?
Posted 7 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
I get the lengths of time between Carafate and eating, but HOW about drinking iced coffee?
Posted 19 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
I don't intend to swallow it, just coat the ulcers in my mouth.
Posted 13 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 27 Jan 2016 by • 2 answers
... 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 ...
Posted 2 Jun 2014 by • 1 answer
My doctor recently prescribed Carafate again. The remaining bottle I have from 2013 states that it should be used by 03/13/04. It is now June 2. This is a very expensive medication and, if this date is arbitrary, I would prefer to finish this bottle before reordering.
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