sucralfate


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su·cral·fate

 (so͞o-krăl′fāt′)
n.
A drug, C12H54Al16O75S8, that binds to gastric acid and is composed of a sulfated polysaccharide and aluminum complex, used to treat duodenal ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

[sucr(ose) + blend of al(uminum) and sulfate.]
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sucralfate

(ˈsuːkrəlˌfeɪt)
n
an orally-administered gastrointestinal drug C12H54Al16O75S8 primarily used to treat ulcers of the stomach and duodenum
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Noun1.sucralfate - medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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sucralfate

n sucralfato
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