Carafate vs Reglan

Carafate
(Rx)
Reglan
(Rx)
Carafate is a peptic ulcer medication.
Reglan is a gastrointestinal medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Reflux
3.3
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Reflux
2.5
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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October 30, 1981
February 7, 1979
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,038 Discussions
48,069 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Ulcers
#2 for GERD
#3 for Reflux
#4 for Gastritis
#5 for Heartburn
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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Reflux
#4 for GERD
#5 for Gastroparesis
#7 for Heartburn
#9 for Hyperemesis
#10 for Burps
Reglan is prescribed for Nausea, Vomiting, Reflux, GERD and Gastroparesis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Car
Weight Loss
3
Anxiety
3
Weight Gain
2
Depression
2
Headaches
2
Severe Pain
1
Dizziness
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Pain Burning
1
Heart Attack
1
Reg
Depression
10
Weight Gain
5
Tardive Dyskinesia
2
Seizures
1
Shaking
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Asthma
1
Movement Disorder
1
Palpitations
1
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Carafate
Car
Reglan
Reg
Weight Loss
Car
Reg
3
0
Anxiety
Car
Reg
3
0
Weight Gain
Car
Reg
2
5
Depression
Car
Reg
2
10
Headaches
Car
Reg
2
0
Severe Pain
Car
Reg
1
0
Dizziness
Car
Reg
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Car
Reg
1
0
Pain Burning
Car
Reg
1
0
Heart Attack
Car
Reg
1
0
Depression
Reg
Car
10
2
Weight Gain
Reg
Car
5
2
Tardive Dyskinesia
Reg
Car
2
0
Seizures
Reg
Car
1
0
Shaking
Reg
Car
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Reg
Car
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Reg
Car
1
0
Asthma
Reg
Car
1
0
Movement Disorder
Reg
Car
1
0
Palpitations
Reg
Car
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Carafate during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Reglan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Carafate and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Reglan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Suspension: 100 mg/mL
Tablet: 1 gram
Solution: 50 mg/10 mL (5 mg/mL), 5 mg/5 mL, 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Syringe: 10 mg/mL
Syrup: 5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sucralfate
Metoclopramide Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Carafate and Reglan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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