The Use of Sucralfate in Clinical Practice
Sander Medical Center, Brazil
Received Date: August 08, 2022; Published Date: August 18, 2022
Sucralfate is a complex salt of sucrose sulfate and aluminum hydroxide. In it, the sulfated disaccharide is formed by the combination of a sucrose octosulfate plus aluminum hydroxide1 (Figure 1). This substance is a cytoprotector and is used for the most diverse conditions and gastrointestinal diseases [1, 2], with reports of use also for various skin conditions [3-5].