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Compounding with Sucralfate for the Treatment of External Wounds

Author(s):  Wynn Tom, Williams LaVonn A

Issue:  Jan/Feb 2009 - Compounding for Pediatrics
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Abstract:  Sucralfate was originally marketed for the prevention and accelerated healing of duodenal ulcers. Physicians also have used sucralfate in the treatment of ulcers and erosions in the mouth, esophagus, and stomach, although its effectiveness in these areas has never been clearly proven. This article discusses the use and effectiveness of sucralfate in the treatment of external wounds. The author provides case reports as support for sucralfate’s success in treating wounds and provides formulations for the unconventional use of this drug. The author has found sucralfate to be relatively inexpensive and inert when compared to other ingredients, and has found sucralfate to be very versatile and capable of healing almost any wound.

Related Keywords: Tom Wynn, RPh, LaVonn A. Williams, sucralfate, hydrogen sulfate aluminum complex, peptic ulcers, external wound healing, case reports, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, topical preparations, lidocaine, urethral ulcerations, nystatin, oral lesions, mouth ulcers

Related Categories: DERMATOLOGY, FORMULATIONS, GASTROENTEROLOGY, WOUND CARE, CASE REPORTS, DOSAGE FORMS/DRUG CARRIERS

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