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If you have a duodenal ulcer, Carafate® (sucralfate) may help relieve your symptoms and prevent them from recurring. It works by forming a protective layer over the ulcer. This prescription medication comes in the form of a tablet or oral suspension (liquid) and is taken two or four times daily. Although most people tolerate this medication well, it is not suitable for everyone; for example, you may not be able to take Carafate if you have certain allergies or kidney disease.
(Click Carafate to learn more about this prescription medication, to discover how it works, and to find out what to know before starting treatment. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Carafate.)