ATC Group: A02AB01 Aluminium hydroxide

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
Aluminium compounds
5
A02AB01
Aluminium hydroxide

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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