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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Sucralfato

Sucralfate (soo-KRAL-fayt)
A drug used to treat ulcers. It adheres to proteins at the ulcer site and forms a protective coating over the ulcer. Sucralfate is also used to treat mucositis.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.