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Aluminium hydroxide

Also known as: Aluminum hydroxide

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
A02AB01
Aluminium hydroxide
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02A Antacids → A02AB Aluminium compounds

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

Singapore

Singapore

Singapore

Trade names (in combination): ACTAL PLUS ALLUMAG M ALLUMAG MPS ALUMAG ALUMAG PLUS ALUTRIL FORTE ANTAGEL CENVITE DIOVOL PLUS GASTILOX GASTILOX PLUS DIMETICON GASTROGEL GERSKIN HYDROSIL INON MAALOX MAALOX PLUS MACGEL MYLANTA POLYSILIC REVAXIS SEMOR STOMACH SUNTACID VYLING VYFUNSIL WELUSIL

Product Monographs

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