sucralfate

noun

su·​cral·​fate sü-ˈkral-ˌfāt How to pronounce sucralfate (audio)
: an aluminum complex C12HmAl16OnS8 where m and n are approximately 54 and 75 that is taken orally in the treatment of duodenal ulcers
… the others got sucralfate (Carafate), which boosts the stomach lining's ability to withstand acid.Betsy Barley, American Health

Note: Sucralfate is marketed under the trademark Carafate.

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“Sucralfate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sucralfate. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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