Carafate

Last Update April 29, 2016
Carafate is a peptic ulcer medication.
Uses: Carafate is prescribed for Ulcers and Gastritis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn, although it is not approved for these conditions. 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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Sucralfate
2,536 discussions
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Omeprazole
60,794 discussions
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Heartburn medications
Carafate
10,856 discussions
Taken for: Ulcers, GERD*, Reflux*, Gastritis, Heartburn*, Stomach Ulcers*
Other names:
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
Nexium
77,833 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
3.3
Satisfaction
1.7
Helpfulness
Prilosec
91,230 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
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2.1
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Prevacid
86,740 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Ulcers, Burps
Other names: Lansoprazole, Zoton, Prevacid 24Hr, Lanzap
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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2.3
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Zantac
160,318 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
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3.1
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Protonix
25,207 discussions
Taken for: GERD, Reflux, Heartburn, Ulcers
Other names: Pantoprazole, Protonix IV
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.6
Satisfaction
2.6
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Pepcid
34,080 discussions
Taken for: Heartburn, GERD, Reflux, Burps, Indigestion
Other names: Famotidine, Pepcid AC, Acid Controller, Acid Control, Mylanta AR
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.7
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Sucralfate
2,536 discussions
Taken for: GERD*, Reflux*, Heartburn*, Stomach Ulcers*, Duodenal Ulcer
Other names: Carafate
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
4.0
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Reglan
47,817 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
2.8
Satisfaction
3.6
Helpfulness
Omeprazole
60,794 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Ulcers, Gastritis
Other names: Prilosec, Losec, Omez, Omeprazole Magnesium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.1
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1.3
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