ATC Group: A02AB Aluminium compounds

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Drugs for acid related disorders
3
Antacids
4
A02AB
Aluminium compounds

ATC group contents

Code
Title
Aluminium hydroxide
Aluminium hydroxide
Aluminium phosphate
Dihydroxialumini sodium carbonate
Aluminium acetoacetate
Aloglutamol
Aluminium glycinate
Combinations

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Aluminium hydroxide is a slow-acting antacid. It is used to provide symptomatic relief in gastric hyperacidity. In addition, the antipeptic and demulcent activity of aluminium hydroxide helps to protect inflamed gastric mucosa against further irritation by gastric secretions.

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