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Sucralfate

sucralfate
Sucralfate is used short-term (up to 8 weeks) to treat an active duodenal ulcer. Sucralfate works mainly in the lining of the stomach and is not highly absorbed into the body. This medicine adheres to ulcer sites and protects them from acids, enzymes, and bile salts. Sucralfate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
sucralfate
DRUG TYPE
miscellaneous GI agents

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The liquid form of sucralfate should never be injected through a needle into the body, or death may occur.

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