Sucralfate Tablets are a prescription medication used for dogs, cats, and horses to treat ulcers. Sucralfate is not FDA-approved for use in veterinary medicine, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to prescribe this medication for dogs, cats, and horses.Add this item to your cart:
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DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Sucralfate tablets should never be administered without first consulting your veterinarian.
The typical dose administered to animals is 1/4 to 1 gram per pet.
Small dogs and cats often receive 1/4 to 1/2 gram every six to eight hours.
Medium to large dogs often receive 1/2 to 1 gram every six to eight hours.
Sucralfate tablets are best used when given on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after a meal.
Sucralfate tablets are readily dissolved in water.
Oral dosing can also be performed by dissolving the tablet in a syringe with water and mixing well.
The duration of administration depends on the condition being treated, response to the medication and the development of any adverse effects.
Complete the entire prescription unless specifically directed by your veterinarian. Even if your pet feels better, the entire treatment plan should be completed to prevent relapse or prevent the development of resistance.
Generally this medication is safe and effective when prescribed by a veterinarian, sucralfate can cause side effects in some animals.
Sucralfate should not be used in animals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to the drug.
Sucralfate may interact with other medications.
Discuss with your veterinarian if other drugs your pet is receiving could interact with sucralfate. Such drugs include tetracycline, cimetidine and digoxin. Sucralfate can cause mild constipation usually temporary.
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