Aluminium Hydroxide

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Ph. Int.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A02AB01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0021645-51-2

Chemical Formula

Al-(OH)3

Molecular Weight

78

Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Antacid

Chemical Names

Aluminium Hydroxide (Ph. Int.)

Aluminium trihydrate

Hydrated alumina

Foreign Names

  • Aluminii hydroxidum (Latin)
  • Aluminium hydroxid (German)

Generic Names

  • Aluminum Hydroxide (IS)
  • UNII-5QB0T2IUN0 (IS)
  • Aluminium Hydroxide (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Aluminium Hydroxide Dried (PH: BP 2011)
  • Aluminum Hydroxide Gel (PH: USP 34)
  • Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel (PH: USP 34)
  • Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel Capsules (PH: USP 34)
  • Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel Tablets (PH: USP 34)
  • Algeldrate (OS: USAN)
  • Algeldrate (OS: Prop.INN)
  • Algeldrato (OS: DCIT)
  • Alcid (IS)
  • Alokreen (IS)
  • Alumina hydrata (IS)
  • Aluminium hydricum (IS)
  • Aluminium hydroxydatum (IS)
  • Aluminiumhydroxid, hydratisiert (IS)
  • Aluminiumhydroxid, kolloidal (IS)
  • Aluminiumhydroxidhydrat (IS)
  • Aluminiumorthohydroxid (IS)
  • Gastralun (IS)
  • Hydrargillit (IS)
  • Tonerdehydrat (IS)
  • Trioxo-aluminium(III)-säure (IS)
  • UNII-03J11K103C (IS)
  • W 4600 (IS)
  • Aluminii hydroxidum hydricum ad adsorptionem (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Aluminium Hydroxide for Adsorption Hydrated (PH: BP 2011)
  • Aluminium hydroxide, hydrated, for adsorption (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aciban (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Acidanon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Slovakofarma, Lithuania
  • Acidex (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    EGYT Pharmaceutical, Kenya
  • Acidless (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Nakakita Yakuhin, Japan
  • Acitab (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Silver Pharmachem, Kenya
  • Actal
    Valeant, Indonesia
  • Airtab (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Aisflat (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Choseido Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Alamcid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Swiss, Pakistan
  • Aldrox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    Vargas, Venezuela
  • Algermin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dicycloverine)
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Almag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Actavis, Vietnam; B L Hua, Thailand
  • Almagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Actavis, Lithuania; Balkanpharma, Bulgaria; Balkanpharma, Georgia; Balkanpharma, Romania
  • Almol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sagmel, Lithuania
  • Altacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Bosnalijek, Serbia
  • Alu-Cap
    Meda, United Kingdom
  • Alucol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Melisana, Switzerland
  • Aludrox
    Wyeth, India
  • Aludrox-MH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Wyeth, India
  • Alum Milk (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Alumag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Gedeon Richter, Poland; Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa S.A, Lithuania
  • Alumag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Elys, Kenya
  • Alumigel
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Sumio Yakuhin, Japan
  • Aluminio Hidroxido S.O.
    Pasteur, Chile
  • Aluminium Hydroxide
    Cosmos, Kenya; Nakakita Yakuhin, Japan
  • Aluminum Gel
    Shun Hwa, Taiwan
  • Aluminum Hydroxide
    Chin Teng, Taiwan; Johnson, Taiwan; Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Alusal
    Gedeon Richter, Poland
  • Alutab
    Zuellig, Malaysia
  • Alutop (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Anacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Ivax, Slovakia; Teva, Hungary
  • Antacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Antasil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Krka-Pak, Pakistan
  • Antasil-B (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Antiacid Lemax (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Lemax, Argentina
  • Antiacido G.C. (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Calidad, Venezuela
  • Anti-Phosphat Gry
    Brady, Austria
  • Aquastin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    BioMedix, Japan
  • Asialum (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Asian, Thailand
  • Asilone (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dimeticone)
    Thornton & Ross, Malta
  • Axcel Eviline (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Carelox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmacara, Oman
  • Co-Castronin
    CBC, Taiwan
  • Combigel
    Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Con-Gel
    CBC, Taiwan
  • Cosaichill (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dicycloverine)
    Kyorin Rimedio, Japan
  • Crimeran (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Takata Seiyaku, Japan
  • Daewoong Newlanta (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Daewoong, Vietnam
  • Dhalumag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    DHA, Malaysia
  • Dicanon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Nisshin Seiyaku - Yamagata, Japan
  • Diclofenaco + Hidroxido de Aluminio Colmed (Aluminium Hydroxide and Diclofenac)
    Colmed, Colombia
  • Digel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Aristopharma, Vietnam
  • Diovol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Church & Dwight, Canada
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel Daiko Seiyaku
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel Maruishi
    Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel Sankei
    Sankei Yakuhin, Japan
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel Yoshida
    Yoshida Seiyaku, Japan
  • Elkopas (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Demo, Georgia; Demo, Greece
  • Epicogel
    Eipico, Oman
  • Euro-Cid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    Euro-Med, Philippines
  • Fanta (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Kuai Kuai, Taiwan
  • Foamcoat (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Guardian, United States
  • Gacida (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Gastramyl (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmaderm, Tunisia
  • Gastro Intestinal (Aluminium Hydroxide and Alverine (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Gastromal (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Polon, Poland
  • Gaviscon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    sanofi-aventis, United States
  • Gaviscon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Sodium Alginate)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; Nordic Drugs, Norway
  • Gaviz (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    União, Brazil
  • Gelusil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Pharma Dynamics, South Africa
  • Genaton (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Teva, United States
  • Gentacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Vonnace, Philippines
  • Hairiesu (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Isei, Japan
  • Hidroxido de Aluminio Magnesio + Simeticona (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone)
    Pentacoop, Colombia
  • Hidroxido de Aluminio
    Andromaco, Chile; União, Brazil
  • Hoemigel
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Homalin
    Yung Chi, Taiwan
  • Homgen (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Juweilon
    Mu Tsu, Taiwan
  • KMT
    Yung Sine, Taiwan
  • Kolantyl (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dicycloverine)
    Shionogi Seiyaku, Japan
  • Lenicet (Aluminium Hydroxide and Algeldrate)
    Athenstaedt, Germany
  • Linaiqin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Sodium Bicarbonate)
    NCPC GeneTech, China
  • Maalox Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Novum, Netherlands
  • Maalox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Gerot, Austria; Novum, Netherlands; Sanofi Aventis, Japan; Sanofi-Aventis, Chile; Sanofi-Aventis, Czech Republic; Sanofi-Aventis, Estonia; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Greece; Sanofi-Aventis, Israel; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania; Sanofi-Aventis, Latvia; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Poland; Sanofi-Aventis, Romania; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-Aventis, Vietnam
  • Maaredge (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Macmet (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Magal II (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Hersil, Peru
  • Magtect (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical JMA, Japan
  • Magtect U (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical JMA, Japan
  • Malfa (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Toyo Seiyaku Kasei Oriental, Japan
  • Malucol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide (pediatric))
    Labormed Pharma, Romania
  • Marperis (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sandoz, Japan
  • Medacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Medpharma, Oman
  • Monnax (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Medhaus, Philippines
  • Moxal (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Julphar, Oman; Julphar, Tunisia
  • Mucogel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Chemidex, United Kingdom; Pharmax, Oman
  • Neogelco (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Kahira, Oman
  • Neo-Vis
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Norumo
    Il Yang, South Korea
  • Novagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Co. LTD. AMP, Oman
  • Novaluzid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium mixture of several salts)
    BioPhausia, Denmark; BMM Pharma, Finland; Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden
  • Omacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    NPI, Oman
  • Pepsamar
    GlaxoSmithKline, Greece
  • Polmantis (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Biogened, Poland
  • Regla-PH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    UCB, Greece
  • Regla-PH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    UCB, Greece; UCB, Netherlands
  • Renormal (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Pacific, South Korea
  • Resporix (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dicycloverine)
    Tsuruhara Seiyaku, Japan
  • Rialox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Riyadh Pharma, Oman
  • Ritaroks (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Tsuruhara Seiyaku, Japan
  • Rocgel
    Debregeas et Associés, France
  • Sakloft (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Taisho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Stomafar (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmedic, Vietnam
  • Sukit
    Kuai Kuai, Taiwan
  • Swei (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Yu Sheng, Taiwan
  • Taimec (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Taiyo Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Takatagel
    Takata Seiyaku, Japan
  • Tawegen (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Yung Chi, Taiwan
  • Ulcerin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Pharmalink, Taiwan
  • Ulcerin-P
    Pharmalink, Taiwan
  • Urusan (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Korea United Pharm, Vietnam
  • Weifu (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Weigen (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Root, Taiwan
  • Weika (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Witcop (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Yoshindo, Japan
  • Xolaam (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Ranbaxy, France
  • Zantime
    Korean Drug, South Korea
  • Acix (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Zentiva, Czech Republic
  • Algeldraat PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Algeldraat ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Netherlands
  • Almagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Balkanpharma, Russian Federation
  • AlternaGEL
    Johnson & Johnson, United States
  • Alu-Cap
    3M, Bahrain; 3M, United States; IFET, Greece
  • Aludrox
    McNeil, Ireland; Pfizer, Kenya; Riemser, Germany; Riemser, Slovenia; Wyeth, Greece
  • Aluminio Hidroxido L.CH
    Chile, Chile
  • Alu-Tab
    Douglas, New Zealand; iNova, Australia; iNova, Hong Kong; iNova, Philippines; iNova, Singapore
  • Amphojel
    Aspen Pharmacare Consumer, South Africa; Wyeth, United States
  • Anacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Antagel Katwijk (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Apotex Europe, Netherlands
  • Antagel Kring (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Kring, Netherlands
  • Antagel PCH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Antagel Ratiopharm (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    ratiopharm, Netherlands
  • Antagel Sandoz (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Antiphosphat
    Teva, Germany
  • Edigastrol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Serra Pamies, Spain
  • Kestomatine (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Belgium
  • Lenicet (Aluminium Hydroxide and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Athenstaedt, Germany
  • Maalox
    Sanofi-aventis, Georgia
  • Maalox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Gerot, Austria; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Russian Federation; Winthrop, Germany; Winthrop, South Africa
  • Maaloxan (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Winthrop, Germany
  • Magelid
    Melisana, Belgium
  • Maglid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Melisana, Luxembourg
  • Pepsamar
    Gador, Argentina; Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi Aventis, Spain
  • Progastrit (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Rocgel
    Tonipharm, Congo
  • Winton (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi Aventis, Spain

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ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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USANUnited States Adopted Name

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