Magnesium Peroxide

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

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A02AA03,A06AD03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0014452-57-4

Chemical Formula

Mg-O2

Molecular Weight

56

Therapeutic Categories

Laxative, osmotically acting

Antacid

Chemical Name

Mixture of Magnesium peroxide and Magnesium oxide

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii peroxidum (Latin)
  • Magnesium peroxid (German)
  • Peroxyde de magnésium (French)
  • Peróxido de magnesio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Magnesium dioxide (IS)
  • Magnesium perhydrolum (IS)
  • Magnesium superoxol (IS)
  • Peromag (IS)
  • Magnesii peroxidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesium Peroxide (PH: BP 2011)
  • Magnesium peroxide (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Ektozon N (Magnesium Peroxide and Sodium Perborate (veterinary use))
    Delphin-Amazonia, Switzerland
  • Ozovit
    Pascoe, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Click for further information on drug naming conventions and International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The Drugs.com international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

Hide
(web5)