Magnesium citrate

Chemical formula: C₆H₆O₇Mg  Molecular mass: 451.113 g/mol  PubChem compound: 6099959

Active ingredient description

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
A06AD19 Magnesium citrate A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A06 Laxatives → A06A Laxatives → A06AD Osmotically acting laxatives
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A12CC04 Magnesium citrate A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A12 Mineral supplements → A12C Other mineral supplements → A12CC Magnesium
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B05CB03 Magnesium citrate B Blood and blood forming organs → B05 Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions → B05C Irrigating solutions → B05CB Salt solutions
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 3344-18-1
DrugBank Drug: DB11110
PubChem Compound: 6099959
RxNorm Ingredient: 52356
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387052002
Magnesium citrate (substance)
UNII Identifier: RHO26O1T9V


Magnesium citrate is an active ingredient of these brands:

France (FR)

Ireland (IE)

Malta (MT)

Poland (PL)

Spain (ES)

Turkey (TR)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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