Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Carafate

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Sulcrate Suspension Plus

Descriptions


Sucralfate is used to treat and prevent duodenal ulcers. This medicine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Sucralfate works by forming a ``barrier'' or ``coating'' over the ulcer. This protects the ulcer from the acid of the stomach, allowing it to heal. Sucralfate contains an aluminum salt.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension
  • Tablet