"In the crucial period between button battery ingestion and endoscopic removal, early and frequent ingestion of honey in the household setting and Carafate
in the clinical setting has the potential to reduce injury severity and improve patient outcomes," the authors write.
In her pre-anesthesia evaluation, the anesthesiologist noted that the patient was receiving Zantac, Carafate
, and Docusate Sodium.
The patient was discharged with sucralfate (25 mg/kg PO q8h; Carafate
, Allergan USA, Irvine, CA, USA) for 3-5 days.
Treatments prescribed were sucralfate (Carafate
, Marion Merrell Dow Inc, Kansas City, MO, USA; 100 mg/kg PO ql2h x 4 d) and cephalexin (150 mg/kg PO ql2h x 7 d).
The bird was assist fed fish and was administered sucralfate (100 mg/kg PO q12h; Carafate
, Axcan Pharma, Birmingham, AL, USA) and meloxicam.
72 Axcan Pharma US Carafate
Earlier, TPG Capital agreed to pay $1.3 billion for Axcan Pharma Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical maker of gastroenterology products, particularly Pylera and Carafate
for the treatment of stomach ulcers.
The drug is a generic version of Axcan Scandipharm Inc.'s Carafate
tablets and is indicated for short-term treatment of duodenal ulcers.
The product is equivalent to Aventis Pharmaceuticals' Carafate
For example, Teva Pharmaceuticals faces only two competitors offering generic versions of Klonopin, a Roche Laboratories antiseizure drug, and one for its version of Carafate
, an ulcer medication sold by Hoechst Marion Roussel.
Some other important drugs made by the firm have been off patent for several years - including Cardizem (diltiazem HCl), a cardiovascular medicine; and Carafate
(sucralfate), an antiulcer drug.
Soon look for Mylan to add Danafete, a copy of Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s anitulcer medicine Carafate