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Review: could Carafate cause Nausea?

Summary: Nausea could be caused by Carafate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zofran, and have Pain.

We study 4,337 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA and social media. Among them, 572 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Carafate

Carafate (latest outcomes from 4,496 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease. Commonly reported side effects of Carafate include nausea aggravated, nausea, chest pain, weakness, pain.

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,908,760 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 4,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 572 people (13.23%) have Nausea. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,906,975 people who have Nausea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nausea in Carafate reports

Time on Carafate when people have Nausea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea62.50%37.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Carafate * :

FemaleMale
Nausea75.39%24.61%

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Carafate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea0.00%0.58%1.36%6.21%11.46%15.53%26.41%38.45%

Severity of Nausea when taking Carafate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nausea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (50 people, 8.74%)
  2. Osteoporosis (44 people, 7.69%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (42 people, 7.34%)
  4. Nausea (37 people, 6.47%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (27 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zofran (138 people, 24.13%)
  2. Prilosec (137 people, 23.95%)
  3. Nexium (135 people, 23.60%)
  4. Protonix (121 people, 21.15%)
  5. Aspirin (105 people, 18.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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