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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) REVAXIS (in combination)

Therapeutic Indications

Aluminium hydroxide is indicated for:

Renal failure

Irrespective of gender only Children (1 year - 12 years old) , Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Aluminium hydroxide is recommended for use as a phosphate binding agent in the management of renal failure.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 2-10 g in 2-4 divided doses daily

Contraindications

Active ingredient Aluminium hydroxide is contraindicated in the following cases: