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Review: could Carafate cause Stomach upset (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: Stomach upset is found among people who take Carafate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zofran, and have Pain.

We study 4,355 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset and more.

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Carafate

Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer. (latest outcomes from 4,519 Carafate users)

Stomach upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 142,442 Stomach upset patients)

On Dec, 28, 2014: 4,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 348 people (7.99%) have Stomach Upset.

Trend of Stomach upset in Carafate reports

Time on Carafate when people have Stomach upset * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach upset50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carafate * :

FemaleMale
Stomach upset73.11%26.89%

Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carafate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach upset0.00%0.96%4.81%8.01%10.90%18.59%24.36%32.37%

Severity of Stomach upset when taking Carafate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach upset0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (35 people, 10.06%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (31 people, 8.91%)
  3. Osteoporosis (30 people, 8.62%)
  4. Nausea (24 people, 6.90%)
  5. Breast cancer (21 people, 6.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zofran (104 people, 29.89%)
  2. Protonix (95 people, 27.30%)
  3. Nexium (90 people, 25.86%)
  4. Lisinopril (70 people, 20.11%)
  5. Aspirin (66 people, 18.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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