Also known as: Aluminum 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.
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