Active ingredient description

Almasilate is an antacid compound, consisting of a crystalline aluminum/magnesium silicate polymer. It guffers gastric acid by binding hydrogen ions within the polymer.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02A Antacids → A02AD Combinations and complexes of aluminium, calcium and magnesium compounds
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: Al₂H₆MgO₇Si₂+₈
Molecular mass: 251.913 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 1327-43-1
CAS Substance: 71205-22-6
DrugBank Drug: DB11230
PubChem Compound: 131704329
RxNorm Ingredient: 17614
SNOMED-CT Concept: 699452006
Almasilate (substance)
UNII Identifier: OZQ8O62H53