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    Sucralfate/Carafate

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    Mr. C. has been diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease and the following medications have been ordered:

    a) Magnesium hydroxide/aluminum hydroxide (Mylanta) 15 mL PO 1 hour before bedtime and 3 hours after mealtime and at bedtime
    b) Ranitidine (Zantac) 300 mg PO at bedtime
    c) Sucralfate/Carafate 1g or 10 ml suspension (500mg/5ml) 1 hour before meals and at bedtime
    The patient reports eating meals at 7 a.m., noon, and 6 p.m., and a bedtime snack at 10 p.m. Plan an administration schedule that will be most therapeutic and acceptable to the patient.

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    Peptic ulcer and management
    Mr. C. has been diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease and the following medications have been ordered:

    a) Magnesium hydroxide/aluminum hydroxide (Mylanta) 15 mL PO 1 hour before bedtime and 3 hours after mealtime and at bedtime
    b) Ranitidine (Zantac) 300 mg PO at bedtime
    c) Sucralfate/Carafate 1g or 10 ml suspension (500mg/5ml) 1 hour before meals and at ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution discusses peptic ulcer and management. The expert also advises on sucralfate and carafate dosages.

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