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Review: could Sucralfate cause Low blood sugar (Hypoglycemia)?





Summary: 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 Amlodipine, and have Hypertension.

We study 4,548 people who have side effects while taking Sucralfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Sucralfate

Sucralfate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer. (latest outcomes from Sucralfate 4,655 users)

Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.(latest reports from Low blood sugar 20,559 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 4,547 people reported to have side effects when taking Sucralfate. Among them, 31 people (0.68%) have Low Blood Sugar.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Sucralfate reports

Time on Sucralfate when people have Low blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood sugar0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Sucralfate * :

FemaleMale
Low blood sugar73.68%26.32%

Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Sucralfate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%8.33%80.56%

Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Sucralfate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 41.94%)
  2. Gastritis (5 people, 16.13%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 12.90%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 9.68%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (3 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine (11 people, 35.48%)
  2. Miya bm (11 people, 35.48%)
  3. Olmesartan medoxomil (11 people, 35.48%)
  4. Omeprazole (8 people, 25.81%)
  5. Lasix (7 people, 22.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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