Has anyone taken the drug: Sucralfate generic for Carafate?

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vid53
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   Posted 3/4/2010 6:22 PM (GMT -6)   
I have Crohns and thought that i had some blockage and after multiple tests and finally the scope into the stomach, they found 3 peptic ulcers.
The doctor has me on this drug and the gas pains with this drug is unbelievable!
Has anyone else experienced this problem?

Vid53

Nanners
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   Posted 3/5/2010 9:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Yeah I had a similar experience with this med. I know its worked good for other people, but for me and my Crohns it made things worse. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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jesse's_girl
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   Posted 3/6/2010 11:15 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been on Sucralfate for a number of months now, but it is only as needed. I take it for nausea, it really seems to work for me. It is one of few things that help me with the nausea. I have not had any side effects that I am aware of. Sorry I could not be of more help, I hope they find a med that works better for you.
Diagnosed Endometriosis 1998, Crohns 2008
Drugs: Pentasa, Entocort, B inj

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