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ATC Group: A02AB01 Aluminium hydroxide

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A02
Drugs for acid related disorders
3
A02A
Antacids
4
A02AB
Aluminium compounds
5
A02AB01
Aluminium hydroxide

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
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.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
ALU-CAP Capsules
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK