Sucralfate

by Cathy Parkes January 06, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Sucralfate

 

Sucralfate is a Mucosal Protectant used to treat duodenal ulcers. It reacts with stomach acid to form a thick paste that adheres to ulcers. HINT: Sucralfate gets sucked down into ulcers.

To learn more, see our full article on Mucosal Protectants.



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