sucralfate


sucralfate
Sucrose octakis (hydrogen sulfate) aluminum complex; a polysaccharide with antipeptic activity, used to treat duodenal ulcers by providing a protective coating to allow healing.

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su·cral·fate sü-'kral-.fāt n an aluminum complex C12HmAl16OnS8 where m and n are approximately 54 and 75 that is used in the treatment of duodenal ulcers see CARAFATE

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n.
an aluminium-containing drug that forms a protective coating over the stomach or duodenal lining. Administered by mouth, sucralfate is used in the treatment of peptic ulcer. A fairly common side-effect is constipation. Trade name: Antepsin.

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su·cral·fate (soo-kralґfāt) [USP] a complex of aluminum and a sulfated polysaccharide, used as a gastrointestinal antiulcerative and gastric mucosa protectant; administered orally.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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