Aluminium hydroxide

Also known as: Aluminum hydroxide

Active ingredient 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.

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

Aluminium hydroxide is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

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Hong Kong Singapore

Singapore

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South Africa

Brazil

France Tunisia

Aluminium hydroxide is also found within below combination drugs:

ACTAL PLUS , ACTONORM , AFGEL , ALLUMAG M , ALLUMAG MPS , ALMAGCON , ALMAGEL , ALMAGEL A , ALMAGEL NEO , ALMECON , ALTARNA , ALUMAG , ALUMAG D , ALUMAG PLUS , ALUMITE D , ALUTRIL FORTE , AMGEL , ANMAX , ANTACAINE , ANTACID , ANTACIN-IMP , ANTAD , ANTAGEL , ANTASINE-D , BARCALONA , BEATACID , BIO-GASTAL , BOTHEME , CENVITE , CO-GEL , DIMEGEL , DIOVOL PLUS , DITACID , DROXAINE , DUOSED EXTRA STOMACH , DYNAGASTRIN , DYNALEX , ENGOV , EVILINE , FEDRA-GEL-S , FLATUGEL , GASCOL PEP , GASEDIN-U , GASTILOX , GASTILOX PLUS DIMETICON , GASTRAMYL , GASTRIBIEN , GASTRIKON , GASTROCAINE , GASTROCOTE , GASTROFTAL , GASTROGEL , GASTROGEL ANTACID , GASTROL , GASTROLIV , GEALCID , GELMAX , GELMAX DIM , GELUMAG , GELUMEN , GELUSIL , GELUSIL M , GELUSIL PLUS , GERSKIN , HYDROSIL , INON , KOLANTICON , LANTACID , MAALOX , MAALOX PLUS , MACGEL , MAGAGEL , MAGNAZIA , MAGSIL , MANTI , MARGA , MEDDEV , MERASYN , MILZINE , MILZINVICK , MOXAL , MUCAINE , MUCOGEL , MYLANTA , MYLANTA PLUS , MYTANCID , NEUTRACID , NEUTRAGEL D , NEUTROCAINE , OXEMA , OXEMA IMPROVED , PANASID , PEPSOGEL , POLYSILANE DELALANDE , POLYSILIC , PRODIGEST , PROLIN , SEMOR STOMACH , SILOX , SIMECO , SIMEGEL , SINWELL , SINWILCON , STOMGEL , STROCAIN , SUNTACID , SUPROGEL , TRILOXANE-S , TRILOZANE , U-LANTA , ULCOGEL EXTRA STOMACH , UNI-DROSIL , VYLING VYFUNSIL , WELMAGEL , WELUSIL , WIND RELIEF , XOLAAM , ZANTARIS , ZIGATAB

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

5QB0T2IUN0 - ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE

CAS registry number

12040-59-4 - Aluminium hydroxide gel

21645-51-2 - Aluminium hydroxide

SNOMED-CT

273944007 - Aluminium hydroxide (substance)