Asked by: Yeniffer Buchholtz
asked in category: General Last Updated: 27th February, 2020

How do you make sucralfate slurry?

Slurry†: For patients with difficulty swallowing whole or halved sucralfate tablets, a slurry may be prepared just prior to administration by slowly dissolving (the tablet dosage form is not amenable to crushing) a 1 gram tablet in 10 mL of distilled water, allowing to stand for 15 to 20 minutes.

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Besides, can you crush sucralfate?

Tablets: Do not crush or chew (the tablet dosage form is not amenable to crushing or chewing). The sucralfate tablet is scored and may be cut into two pieces for ease of administration. Sucralfate suspension is for oral administration only.

One may also ask, can sucralfate be dissolved in water? Simply place a 1.0-g sucralfate tablet in a 30-cc medicine cup without crushing and add 15 to 30 cc of water, preferably warm water but room temperature is adequate. Within 30 sec the sucralfate will dissolve into suspension on its own.

Moreover, how do you administer sucralfate?

If you are taking sucralfate to prevent an ulcer from returning after it has healed), the tablets usually are taken twice a day. Take sucralfate on an empty stomach, 2 hours after or 1 hour before meals. Take sucralfate around the same times every day.

What is the active ingredient in sucralfate?

Sucralfate Tablets contain Sucralfate and Sucralfate is an α-D-glucopyranoside, β-D-fructofuranosyl-, octakis-(hydrogen sulfate), aluminum complex. Tablets for oral administration contain 1 g of Sucralfate. Also contain: FD&C Blue #1 Lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and starch.

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