Sucralfate vs. placebo for the treatment of aphthous ulcers: a double-blinded prospective clinical trial.

  • Rick E Ricer
  • Published 1989 in Family practice research journal
Aphthous ulcers are common, painful lesions that affect the oral mucosa and for which no successful treatment has been found. Sucralfate, which acts by locally binding with the proteins at the base of an ulcer to provide a protective covering, has been suggested as a treatment for aphthous ulcers. Forty-five subjects with active aphthous ulcers were… (More)