Which medications in the drug class Gastrointestinal Agents, Other are used in the treatment of Proctitis and Anusitis?

Updated: Mar 27, 2020
  • Author: David E Stein, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Gastrointestinal Agents, Other

Agents in this class protect the gastric lining against peptic acid.

Sucralfate (Carafate)

Sucralfate binds to positively charged proteins in exudates to form a complex, which is a viscous paste-like, adhesive substance. It forms a protective coating that acts locally to protect the gastric lining against peptic acid, pepsin, and bile salts.

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