Carafate and Suppressed lactation - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Suppressed lactation is reported only by a few people who take Carafate.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Carafate and have Suppressed lactation. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,465 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Mar, 27, 2023

12,465 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate.
Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Suppressed lactation.

What is Carafate?

Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. eHealthMe is studying from 12,894 Carafate users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Suppressed lactation?

Suppressed lactation is found to be associated with 223 drugs and 111 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Carafate and Suppressed lactation reports submitted per year:

Could Carafate cause Suppressed lactation?

Age of people who have Suppressed lactation when taking Carafate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Carafate *:

  1. Zithromax: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Hydroxyzine: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Acthar: 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Ambien Cr: 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Biotin: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Calcium: 2 people, 100.00%
  7. Effexor: 2 people, 100.00%
  8. Vitamin D: 2 people, 100.00%
  9. Gilenya: 2 people, 100.00%
  10. Magnesium: 2 people, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Suppressed lactation *:

  1. Normal Newborn: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy): 2 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Mechanical Urticaria (urticaria is triggered by mechanical shearing forces e.g. stroking or scratching the skin): 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Hypersensitivity: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Depression: 2 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Carafate and have Suppressed lactation?

Check whether Suppressed lactation is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on sucralfate (the active ingredients of Carafate) and Carafate (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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