Review: could Sucralfate cause Low Blood Sugar?


Low blood sugar is found among people who take Sucralfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Gastritis . We study 4,801 people who have side effects while taking Sucralfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Sucralfate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastritis. (latest outcomes from Sucralfate 4,873 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, blood glucose increased, weakness, blood glucose decreased (latest reports from 22,488 Low blood sugar patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

4,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Sucralfate.
Among them, 30 people (0.62%) have Low Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sucralfate cause Low blood sugar?

Time on Sucralfate when people have Low Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 83.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Sucralfate *:

  • female: 65.52 %
  • male: 34.48 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Sucralfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 8 %
  • 50-59: 16 %
  • 60+: 72 %

Severity if Low Blood Sugar when taking Sucralfate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Low Blood Sugar **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastritis (5 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people)
  • Pain (3 people)
  • Insomnia (3 people)
  • Gastric Ulcer (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (7 people)
  • Lisinopril (7 people)
  • Lipitor (5 people)
  • Diltiazem (4 people)
  • Depas (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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