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Generic Name
Sucralfate
Trade Name
Sulcrate Suspension Plus
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Anti-secretory, inhibits pepsin activity.
  • It is an aluminum salt for treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Not teratogenic in animals but toxic at high doses causing increased perinatal mortality and impaired learning and memory related to aluminium content of the drug.
  • No well controlled human data but reported that pregnant women receiving high doses of aluminum may have newborns with clubfeet.
  • No evidence that normal doses present a risk to the fetus as the drug is poorly absorbed from gastrointestinal tract.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • The drug is poorly absorbed systemically and not expected to be excreted into milk.
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