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Magnesium Trisilicate

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A02AA05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0014987-04-3

Chemical Formula

Mg2-O8-Si3

Molecular Weight

260

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive

Antacid

Chemical Names

Magnesium silicate hydrate (Mg2-Si3-O8·(H2O)x) (USP)

Silicic acid (H4-Si3-O8), magnesium salt (1:2), hydrate (USP)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Magnésium (trisilicate de) (OS: DCF)
  • E 553a (IS)
  • Magnesii trisilicas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnésium (trisilicate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesium Silicate (PH: JP XV, NF 29)
  • Magnesium Trisilicate (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Magnesium trisilicate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Magnesiumtrisilicat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aciban (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Acidex (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium)
    EGYT Pharmaceutical, Kenya
  • Acitab (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium)
    Silver Pharmachem, Kenya
  • Airtab (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Alamcid (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Swiss, Pakistan
  • Almag (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium)
    BL Hua, Thailand
  • Alugal
    Elys, Kenya
  • Alumag (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Elys, Kenya
  • Antasil (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Krka-Pak, Pakistan
  • Dhalumag (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    DHA, Malaysia
  • Eldopaque (Magnesium Trisilicate and Hydroquinone)
    Valeant, Mexico
  • Foamcoat (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Guardian, United States
  • Gacida (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Gastrosan (Magnesium Trisilicate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Medasta MedicalVet, Sweden
  • Gaviscon (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    sanofi-aventis, United States
  • Gelusil (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium)
    Pharma Dynamics, South Africa
  • Genaton (Magnesium Trisilicate and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Teva, United States
  • Mefenamic Acid Chen Ho (Magnesium Trisilicate and Mefenamic Acid)
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Trisil
    Efroze Chemical Industry, Ethiopia
  • Zeller Magen (Magnesium Trisilicate and Calcium Carbonate)
    Zeller, Switzerland

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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