Sucralfate

by Cathy Parkes January 06, 2020

Sucralfate Tip of the Day 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 getssucked down into ulcers.

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