A 42-year-old female asked:
does carafate (sucralfate) help heal ulcer from non-infectious ulcer (i.e. prior pancreatitis damage) in stomach/upper intestine for non-alcohol drinker. ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Larry Maturani answered
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Carafate (sucralfate) heals ulcers no matter the cause. It coats the stomach where the ulcer is located and protects the stomach from the acid environment. You would be wise to add an h2 blocker such as ranitidine as well.
Answered on Apr 10, 2020
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