What should I avoid while taking Prevacid?

If you take sucralfate, sold as the name brand Carafate, in addition to Prevacid you should avoid taking the two together. Sucralfate can cause absorption problems with Prevacid. Therefore, you must wait at least a half hour after taking your prevacid before taking a dose of  sucralfate to get the full effects of this medication.

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