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ATC Group: A02BX02 Sucralfate

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A02
Drugs for acid related disorders
3
A02B
DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD)
4
A02BX
Other drugs for peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
5
A02BX02
Sucralfate

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Sucralfate

Sucralfate forms an ulcer adherent complex with the proteinaceous exudate of the ulcer site. This property enables sucralfate to form a protective barrier over the ulcer lesion giving sustained protection against the penetration and action of gastric acid, pepsin and bile.