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Aluminium chloride

Description

Aluminium chloride hexahydrate acts locally, in the stratum comeum and in the terminal duct, to relieve hyperhidrosis. It is is acidic and is thought to act by diffusing into the sweat ducts where on neutralisation it forms gelatinous hydroxides which obstruct the flow of sweat.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
D10AX01
Aluminium chloride
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AX Other anti-acne preparations for topical use

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
DICLOR Solution for topical application
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK