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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

Aluiminium magnesium hydroxide carbonate hydrate

Aluminium dimagnesium carbonate hexahydroxide tetrahydrate (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Hydrotalcitum (Latin)
  • Hydrotalcit (German)
  • Hydrotalcite (French)
  • Hidrotalcita (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Hydrotalcite (OS: DCF, JAN, BAN)
  • Aluminium magnesium hydroxide carbonate hydrate (IS)
  • Aluminium-Magnesium-Hydroxycarbonat tetrahydrat (IS)
  • Hydratisiertes Aluminium-Magnesium-Hydroxycarbonat (IS)
  • Magnesium aluminium hydroxide carbonate hydrate (IS)
  • Hydrotalcite (PH: BP 2011)

Brand Names

  • Altacide (Hydrotalcite and Simeticone)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Kenya
  • Altacite
    Sanofi-Aventis, Kenya
  • Altacite Plus (Hydrotalcite and Simeticone)
    Peckforton, United Kingdom
  • An Da
    Il-Yang Pharm, China
  • Ancid
    Hexal, Germany
  • Anwell
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Gaspen
    YSP, Philippines
  • Gastal (Hydrotalcite and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pliva, Georgia; Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pliva, Serbia; Pliva, Slovenia; Pliva Pliva Hrvatska, Russian Federation
  • Hai Di Te
    Huayuan Zhongsheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Hydrotalcit AbZ
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Hydrotalcit Lindo
    Lindopharm, Germany
  • Hydrotalcit-CT
    CT Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Hydrotalcite - Health Care Lab
    Health Care Ltd Laboratoies, China
  • Hydrotalcit-ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Germany
  • Jasiventer
    Bolder, Germany
  • Malgacid
    Ziololek, Poland
  • Megalac Hydrotalcit
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Rennie Hydrotalcit
    Bayer, Switzerland
  • Rennieliquo
    Bayer Santé Familiale, France
  • Rupurut
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Serbia; Catalent, Serbia
  • Rutacid
    Krka, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Krka, Czech Republic; Krka, Georgia; Krka, Lithuania; Krka, Serbia; Krka, Russian Federation
  • Samol N
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Sulcain (Hydrotalcite and Ethyl Piperidinoacetylaminobenzoate)
    Nippon Shinyaku, Japan
  • Swecon
    YSP, Malaysia; Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Tai Er Sai Ke
    Luan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Talcid Forte
    Bayer, Turkey
  • Talcid
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Bulgaria; Bayer, China; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Czech Republic; Bayer, Georgia; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Mexico; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Russian Federation; Bayer, Slovenia; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Talidat
    Cheplapharm, Germany; Cheplapharm, Luxembourg
  • Talsil Forte (Hydrotalcite and Simeticone)
    Juggat, India
  • Tisacid
    Alkaloida, Hungary
  • Ulcetal
    Colfarm, Poland
  • Ultacit
    Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands
  • Wei Di Mei
    Huasen, China
  • Wei Tai
    Guanglian Pharmaceutical, China

International Drug Name Search


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DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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