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Carafate Dosage

General Information on Taking Carafate

Some considerations for people taking Carafate include the following:
 
  • Carafate comes in tablet and oral suspension (liquid) form. It is usually taken four times a day (to heal ulcers) or twice daily (to prevent the ulcers from recurring).
     
  • You should take the medication on an empty stomach.
     
  • Make sure to shake the suspension well before each dose.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or Carafate dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider, nurse, or pharmacist.
     

Carafate Medication Information

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