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Carafate Tablets

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OVERDOSE

Due to limited experience in humans with overdosage of sucralfate, no specific treatment recommendations can be given. Acute oral toxicity studies in animals, however, using doses up to 12 g/kg body weight, could not find a lethal dose. Sucralfate is only minimally absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Risks associated with acute overdosage should, therefore, be minimal. In rare reports describing sucralfate overdose, most patients remained asymptomatic. Those few reports where adverse events were described included symptoms of dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

There are no known contraindications to the use of sucralfate.

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/13/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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