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Aluminium hydroxide

Also known as: Aluminum hydroxide

Brand names: ACTAL ACTAL PLUS (in combination) ALLUMAG M (in combination) ALLUMAG MPS (in combination) ALU-TAB ALUMAG (in combination) ALUMAG PLUS (in combination) ALUTACID ALUTRIL FORTE (in combination) CENVITE (in combination) DIOVOL PLUS (in combination) GASTROGEL (in combination) GERSKIN (in combination) HYDROSIL (in combination) INON (in combination) MAALOX (in combination) MAALOX PLUS (in combination) MACGEL (in combination) MYLANTA (in combination) POLYSILIC (in combination) REVAXIS (in combination) SEMOR STOMACH (in combination) SUNTACID (in combination) VYLING VYFUNSIL (in combination) WELUSIL (in combination)

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Aluminium hydroxide
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02A Antacids → A02AB Aluminium compounds

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