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We were told that carafate could lead to dementia. Is this true?

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Rajive Goel 29 Sep 2010

Carafate

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using Carafate:

Constipation; dizziness; feeling of a whirling motion.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur when using Carafate:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

Read more: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/carafate-side-effects.html#ixzz10tCEFvP4

The side effects reported are mentioned for dementia, please do seek medical advice from a doc/pharmacist who may have prescribed the med, take care & be well!

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