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sucralfate

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noun su·cral·fate \sü-ˈkral-ˌfāt\

Medical Definition of sucralfate

  1. :  an aluminum complex C12HmAl16OnS8 where m and noun 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, July 1987 Sucralfate is marketed under the trademark Carafate.


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