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Sucralfate

Stomach Ulcer Treatment for Dogs, Cats & Horses

Sucralfate prevents and treats ulcers that develop in the intestines, esophagus, throat, and mouth. It works by coating ulcers with a paste-like substance to allow healing to take place. Sucralfate pet medications are not absorbed systemically and are not associated with any known adverse effects.

Sucralfate is an anti-ulcer medication available by prescription for dogs, cats, and horses. It is also a gastric mucosa protectant that assists in the prevention and treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers.

Benefits of Sucralfate:

  • Not associated with adverse effects
  • Treats and prevents ulcers
  • Can be used concurrently with H2 inhibitors
  • Protects against further damage caused by stomach acids
  • Helps prevent ulcers associated with NSAID and aspirin use
  • Aids in the management of acid reflux disease

Give Sucralfate on an empty stomach. Do not give antacid medications for at least 30 minutes before or after administering Sucralfate.

Give Sucralfate only to animals for which it was prescribed. Keep away from children. Do not allow children to administer this medication.

Each tablet contains 1 gm of Sucralfate. You may crush the tablet.

Directions:

  1. Administer the medication at least 1 hour before or a minimum of 2 hours after feeding.
  2. Give dogs 1/2 to 1 tablet every 8 to 12 hours by mouth.
  3. Give cats 1/4 to 1/2 tablet every 8 to 12 hours by mouth.
  4. Give foals 1 tablet every 8 hours by mouth.
  5. Give horses 4.5 mg to 9 mg per pound every 6 hours, or 4 times per day.

Storage:

Store Sucralfate at room temperature, away from sources of light and heat. Keep out of reach of pets and children.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Warnings:

Keep this product out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Sucralfate is intended for use in dogs, cats, and horses only. Do not give to other animals or to humans.

CAUTION: Sucralfate may interfere with absorption of some medications. Speak with your veterinarian before beginning treatment with Sucralfate if your pet is currently taking any medication or supplement.

Sucralfate binds with ulcerated tissue in the gastrointestinal tract to assist with ulcer healing. It may also act as a cytoprotectant by increasing synthesis of prostaglandins. Sucralfate is not FDA-approved for veterinary use, but it is commonly prescribed for dogs, cats, and horses.

Sucralfate is available only by prescription.

Sucralfate (Carafate)

Speak with your veterinarian before using this product in pregnant, nursing, or breeding animals.

Overdose may cause constipation. Consult your veterinarian if you suspect or know of an overdose.

Discontinue use immediately if symptoms of an allergic reaction occur. Allergic symptoms may include trouble breathing, rash, hives, sudden diarrhea or vomiting, and swelling of the face or mouth.

Sucralfate binds with ulcerated tissue in the gastrointestinal tract to assist with ulcer healing. It may also act as a cytoprotectant by increasing synthesis of prostaglandins. Sucralfate is not FDA-approved for veterinary use, but it is commonly prescribed for dogs, cats, and horses.

Warnings:

Keep this product out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Sucralfate is intended for use in dogs, cats, and horses only. Do not give to other animals or to humans.

CAUTION: Sucralfate may interfere with absorption of some medications. Speak with your veterinarian before beginning treatment with Sucralfate if your pet is currently taking any medication or supplement.

Speak with your veterinarian before using this product in pregnant, nursing, or breeding animals.

Overdose may cause constipation. Consult your veterinarian if you suspect or know of an overdose.

Discontinue use immediately if symptoms of an allergic reaction occur. Allergic symptoms may include trouble breathing, rash, hives, sudden diarrhea or vomiting, and swelling of the face or mouth.

Sucralfate binds with ulcerated tissue in the gastrointestinal tract to assist with ulcer healing. It may also act as a cytoprotectant by increasing synthesis of prostaglandins. Sucralfate is not FDA-approved for veterinary use, but it is commonly prescribed for dogs, cats, and horses.

Sucralfate is available only by prescription.

Sucralfate (Carafate)

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