ATC Group: A02AB Aluminium compounds

The World Health Organization's ATC classification organizes medical drugs based on therapeutic properties, chemical composition, and anatomy. It helps make essential medicines readily available globally and is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Position of A02AB in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A02 Drugs for acid related disorders
3 A02A Antacids
4 A02AB Aluminium compounds

Group A02AB contents

Code Title
A02AB01 Aluminium hydroxide
A02AB02 Aluminium hydroxide
A02AB03 Aluminium phosphate
A02AB04 Dihydroxialumini sodium carbonate
A02AB05 Aluminium acetoacetate
A02AB06 Aloglutamol
A02AB07 Aluminium glycinate
A02AB10 Combinations

Active ingredients in A02AB

Active Ingredient Description
Aluminium glycinate
Aluminium hydroxide

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.

Aluminium phosphate

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