Review: could Sucralfate cause Low blood sugar?
We study 4,542 people who have side effects while taking Sucralfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.
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Sucralfate (latest outcomes from 4,649 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer.
Low blood sugar
Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) (latest reports from 157,379 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 4,542 people reported to have side effects when taking Sucralfate. Among them, 31 people (0.68%) have Low Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.02% of all the 156,581 people who have Low Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
Time on Sucralfate when people have Low blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Sucralfate * :
|Low blood sugar||73.68%||26.32% |
Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Sucralfate * :
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||8.33%||80.56% |
Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Sucralfate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (13 people, 41.94%)
- Gastritis (5 people, 16.13%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 12.90%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 9.68%)
- Fibromyalgia (3 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amlodipine (11 people, 35.48%)
- Miya bm (11 people, 35.48%)
- Olmesartan medoxomil (11 people, 35.48%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 25.81%)
- Lasix (7 people, 22.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
I believe alot of my symptoms are related but after seeing 7 different specialists and them running many different tests I still don't have a diagnosis. Many of the tests are abnormal but nothing seems to fit completely together. My gastroenterologist is referring me to a surgeon for severe gastro reflux that can't be controlled with medication. I can't take the ferrous sulfate because of nausea.
rossta75 on Jul, 21, 2014:
I'm not sure what state you live in but I have researched this same issue and THC the active ingredient in Marijuana and a few other active chemicals will calm the stomach and increase appetite. I'm not a user but I am considering it under medical advice.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I have hereditary hemochromatosis and require a blood draw of 500ml bi-monthly to reduce my ferritin level. After starting the above medications, I have been having trouble with a low blood flow.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Increased blood glucose with Carafate.
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