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Review: Carafate and Nexium

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Carafate and Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 952 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Carafate (latest outcomes from 4,515 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer.

Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,119 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 952 people who take Carafate, Nexium are studied

Carafate, Nexium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Carafate (sucralfate)
- Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Carafate is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Nexium is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failure AcuteDizzinessPancreatitis AcuteTracheal InjuryGastrooesophageal Reflux Diseasen/aComplex Regional Pain SyndromePain
Urinary Tract InfectionNervousnessFistulaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainHigh Blood PressureNausea
EosinophiliaHypersensitivityPancreatic PseudocystChest PainAnxietyHeadacheDiarrhoea
Metabolic AcidosisOsteomyelitisStomach PainAnaemiaNauseaSweating - ExcessiveGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedOsteonecrosisConstipationHypotensionGastric UlcerFlank PainAnxiety
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedSleep DisorderHeartburn - ChronicDyspnoeaPainFatigueAbdominal Pain
Atrial FibrillationGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseFlank PainDyspepsiaShortness Of BreathFatigue
Hepatitis CholestaticArthritisHeadacheInjuryBenign Intracranial HypertensionVomiting
Liver InjuryAbdominal PainHigh Blood PressureLoose ToothDrug IneffectiveAnaemia
JaundiceConstipationSweating - ExcessiveMetastatic NeoplasmAdverse EventDyspnoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Carafate is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Nexium is effective42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
DiarrhoeaNausea
NauseaDizziness
Abdominal PainAnxiety
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAnaemia
FatigueDyspnoea
VomitingDiarrhoea
AnxietyThrombocytopenia
Abdominal Pain UpperHypotension
Oedema PeripheralGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Carafate is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
3.85%
(1 of 26 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Nexium is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
3.85%
(1 of 26 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
HypotensionLymphadenopathyCholecystitis ChronicLiver InjuryAbdominal Pain UpperAbdominal Pain UpperDiarrhoeaPain
PneumoniaLipase IncreasedPainAmenorrhoeaAnaemiaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseasePainDiarrhoea
AnorexiaHypoxiaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainDepressionChest PainOedema PeripheralNausea
DyspnoeaHyperglycaemiaBiliary DyskinesiaCholecystitis ChronicNauseaVomitingGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
Atrial FibrillationMetabolic AcidosisVomitingBiliary DyskinesiaCholecystitis ChronicHeadacheNauseaAbdominal Pain
Confusional StatePericardial EffusionAbdominal Pain UpperNauseaDizzinessNauseaFatigueAnxiety
DeathTachypnoeaDiarrhoeaCholelithiasisConstipationPainAbdominal PainHypotension
Ejection Fraction DecreasedStreptococcal BacteraemiaAbdominal Pain LowerVomitingBronchitisAnxietyAsthmaAnaemia
Pleural EffusionCholelithiasisAbdominal Pain UpperDysphagiaDiarrhoeaVomitingConstipation
HepatosplenomegalyNauseaChest PainPain In ExtremityPneumoniaAnaemiaVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

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    (Asked by a 50 year old man who has BP 135/77 Even After Increasing Meds, and takes Acetaminophen, Fluticasone Propionate, Allegra D 24 Hour, Nexium, Valsartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Amlodipine Besylate)
    Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the ...

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    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Bleeding Esophageal Varices, and takes Nexium, Forteo)
    I have morning bleeds which are intermittent. I have been on Nexium for heartburn and after I started forteo the bleeds got very heavy and the time between bleeds shorter.Can somebody shed some light on this? I had endoscopy and bronchoscopy with no lead to where it is coming from I am stopping fort ...

  • Could inhaled steroids and predisone over 20 years attribute to necrosis of the femoral head?
    (Asked by a 44 year old man who has Necrosis Ischaemic, and takes Beconase Aq, Valsartan And Hydrochlorothiazide, Nexium, Simvastatin, Serevent)
    Hi, I am a 44 year old South African white male. I have been on inhaled steroids since the early 1990's, after being diagnosed as a chronic allergic asthmatic and sinus sufferer. I have been on Medrol 16mg on and off since diagnosis, and The asthma is now well controlled. I had cateract surgery in ...

  • How much is good dose for infants with refux
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Reflux - Infants, and takes Nexium)
    My 4 month old infant has had problems with formula and eventually diagnosed with Reflux. took the 10 m mixed with one once of water for a month and half, saw some relief, but and he is now having the reflux again. It mostly prevents him to enjoy awake time and disturbs his sleep. he still eats and ...

  • I'm on 1 1/12 mg of suboxone. would i have to go off of it if i need major surgery?
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who takes Wellbutrin, Synthroid, Seroquel, Neurontin, Nexium, Losartan, Lamictal, Cardizem La)
    I was taking about 5 to 15 mg of Percocet a day and wanted to get off them. If I don't take suboxone at night I get EXTREME discomfort down my left leg & can not sleep due to pressure on my lower back (that's why I had to take Percocet). I have tried NUMEROUS meds over the past 20 yrs & nothing work ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Carafate (sucralfate) is often used to treat gastric ulcer. Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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