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Safety of Sucralfate

  • David R. Mathews
  • Nicola G. Dahl


Sucralfate, the basic aluminum salt of a sulfated disaccharide, is an ulcer-healing drug that has been used worldwide for over 20 years. The drug is extremely well tolerated during acute and maintenance therapy, and has proven to have an excellent overall safety profile related in large part to its nonsystemic action.


Duodenal Ulcer Dialysis Patient Aluminum Toxicity Normal Kidney Function Serum Aluminum 
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© Plenum Press 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Mathews
    • 1
  • Nicola G. Dahl
    • 1
  1. 1.Marion Merrell Dow Inc.Kansas City

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