Carafate

Last Update May 24, 2016
Carafate is a peptic ulcer medication.
Uses: Our data suggest that Carafate is taken for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Gastritis. Read More
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Carafate for treating Heartburn

Our data suggest that Carafate is taken for Heartburn, although it is not approved for this condition.

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Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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61,218 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Ulcers, Gastritis
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Heartburn medications
Carafate
11,022 discussions
Taken for: Ulcers, GERD*, Reflux*, Gastritis, Heartburn*, Stomach Ulcers*
Other names:
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Nexium
78,308 discussions
Taken for: GERD, Reflux, Heartburn, Ulcers, Stomach Pain
Other names: Esomeprazole Magnesium, NEXIUM 24HR, Nexium IV, Esopral, Esomeprazole Sodium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.4
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
Prilosec
91,632 discussions
Taken for: GERD, Reflux, Heartburn, Ulcers, Stomach Pain
Other names: Omeprazole, Losec, Omeprazole Magnesium, Omez
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.6
Satisfaction
2.2
Helpfulness
Prevacid
87,102 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Ulcers, Burps
Other names: Lansoprazole, Zoton, Prevacid 24Hr, Lanzap
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.0
Satisfaction
1.8
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Zantac
160,932 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Allergy*, Burps*
Other names: Ranitidine, Acid Control, Ranitidine HCl, Heartburn 200, Wal Zan
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Protonix
25,424 discussions
Taken for: GERD, Reflux, Heartburn, Ulcers
Other names: Pantoprazole, Protonix IV
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.9
Satisfaction
1.7
Helpfulness
Pepcid
34,297 discussions
Taken for: Heartburn, GERD, Reflux, Burps, Indigestion
Other names: Famotidine, Pepcid AC, Acid Control, Acid Controller, Mylanta AR
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.0
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Sucralfate
2,560 discussions
Taken for: GERD*, Reflux*, Heartburn*, Stomach Ulcers*, Duodenal Ulcer
Other names: Carafate
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.6
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Reglan
48,053 discussions
Taken for: Nausea, Vomiting, Reflux, GERD, Gastroparesis
Other names: Metoclopramide, Maxolon, Primperan, Metozolv, Metozolv ODT
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.3
Satisfaction
2.7
Helpfulness
Omeprazole
61,218 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Ulcers, Gastritis
Other names: Prilosec, Losec, Omez, Omeprazole Magnesium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.4
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness
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