Magnesium Oxide

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

In the US, Magnesium Oxide (magnesium oxide systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Constipation, Duodenal Ulcer, GERD, Hypomagnesemia, Indigestion, Pathological Hypersecretory Disorder, Stomach Ulcer and Urinary Tract Stones.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A02AA02,A06AD02,A12CC10

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001309-48-4

Chemical Formula

Mg-O

Molecular Weight

40

Therapeutic Categories

Laxative, osmotically acting

Pharmaceutic aid

Mineral supplement

Antacid

Chemical Names

Calcined brucite

Calcined magnesia

Caustic magnesite

Magnesia usta

Magnesium Oxide (USAN)

Magnesiumoxid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii oxidum (Latin)
  • Magnesiumoxid (German)
  • Oxyde de magnésium (French)
  • Magnesio, óxido de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Magnesium Oxide (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 3659 (IS)
  • E 530 (IS)
  • EINECS 215-171-9 (IS)
  • HSDB 1652 (IS)
  • UNII-3A3U0G171G (IS)
  • Magnesium Oxide (PH: JP XV, USP 34)
  • Heavy Magnesium Oxide (PH: BP 2011)
  • Magnesii oxidum ponderosum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesium oxide, heavy (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesiumoxid, schweres (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Light Magnesium Oxide (PH: BP 2011)
  • Magnesii oxidum leve (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesium oxide, light (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesiumoxid, leichtes (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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