Brand Names : Carafate, Apo-sucralfate, Sulcrate, Sulcrate Suspension Plus
- Antiulcer agent
Sucralfate (soo-KRAL-fate) 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, in the
following dosage form:
Oral suspension (U.S. and Canada)
Tablets (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -
- Sulcrate Suspension Plus
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.