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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)
  • Aluminii Hydroxidum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Aluminium Hydroxide (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Aluminum Hydroxide Gel (PH: USP 35)
  • Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel (PH: USP 35)
  • 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. 8)
  • Aluminium Hydroxide for Adsorption, Hydrated (PH: BP 2016)
  • Aluminium Hydroxide, Dried (PH: BP 2016)
  • Aluminium hydroxide, hydrated, for adsorption (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminium, hydroxyde d', hydraté pour adsorption (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminiumhydroxid zur Adsorption, wasserhaltiges (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acid Marfan (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Marfan, Peru
  • 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
  • Acido-Git Maalox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary
  • Acitab (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Silver Pharmachem, Kenya
  • Actal
    Transfarma Medica Indah/Valeant, Indonesia
  • Aisflat (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Choseido Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Alamag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Goldline, United States
  • Alamag Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Goldline, United States
  • Alamcid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Swiss, Pakistan
  • Aldrox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    Vargas, Venezuela
  • Alenic Alka (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Rugby, United States
  • Algex (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    Doctor's Chemical Works, Bangladesh
  • Alkasilon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dimeticone)
    Nile, Egypt
  • Almacone (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Rugby, United States
  • Almagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Actavis, Lithuania; Actavis, Latvia; Balkanpharma, Bulgaria; Balkanpharma, Georgia; Balkanpharma, Romania
  • Altacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Bosnalijek, Serbia
  • Alterna
    Johnson & Johnson, United States
  • Alu-Cap
    Meda Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Alucol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Melisana, Switzerland
  • Aludrox
    Wyeth, India
  • Aludrox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Wyeth, Inc., United States
  • Aludrox-MH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Wyeth, India
  • Alumag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Gedeon Richter, Poland; Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania
  • Alumag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Elys, Kenya
  • Alumi (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    Sopharma, Bulgaria
  • Alumina, Magnesia, and Simethicone Roxane (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Roxane, United States
  • Aluminio Hidroxido L.CH
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Aluminio Hidroxido S.O.
    Laboratorios Pasteur, Chile
  • Aluminium Hydroxide
    Cosmos, Kenya
  • Aluminum Gel
    Shun Hwa, Taiwan
  • Aluminum Hydroxide
    Chin Teng, Taiwan; Johnson, Taiwan; Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Alusal
    Gedeon Richter, Poland
  • Alu-Tab
    Douglas, New Zealand
  • Alutop (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Alutop (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Amico-L (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Anacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Ivax, Slovakia
  • Antacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Antacidin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Antagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    PannonPharma, Hungary
  • Antanil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Antanil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    IBN, Myanmar
  • Antasil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Krka-Pak, Pakistan
  • Antasil-B (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Antiacido G.C. (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Calidad, Venezuela
  • Asialum (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Asian Pharm, Thailand
  • Axcel Eviline (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Kotra Pharma, Hong Kong
  • Biocid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Carelox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmacara, Oman
  • Co-Castronin
    CBC, Taiwan
  • Combigel
    Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Compress
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Con-Gel
    CBC, Taiwan
  • Daewoong Newlanta (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Daewoong, Vietnam
  • Dhalumag (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    DHA, Malaysia
  • Di-Antacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dimeticone)
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Dicanon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Nisshin Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Diclofenaco + Hidroxido de Aluminio Colmed (Aluminium Hydroxide and Diclofenac)
    Colmed, Colombia
  • Di-Gel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Schering-Plough, United States
  • Digel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Diovol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Church & Dwight, Canada
  • Diovol Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Church & Dwight, Canada
  • Elkopas (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Demo, Greece
  • Entacyd (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Epazel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Epicogel
    Eipico, Oman
  • Fanta (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Kuai Kuai, Taiwan
  • Fosfa-G (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    GMP, Georgia
  • Gas Ban DS (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Roberts, United States
  • Gastodyne (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Orion, Bangladesh
  • Gastramyl (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmaderm, Tunisia
  • Gastro-Intestinal (Aluminium Hydroxide and Alverine (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Gaviscon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United States
  • Gaviscon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United States
  • Gaviscon (Aluminium Hydroxide and Sodium Alginate)
    Nordic Drugs, Norway
  • Gaviz (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium)
    União, Brazil
  • Gelusil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Pharma Dynamics, South Africa
  • Genacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydrogen Phosphate)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Genacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Genaton (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Goldline, United States
  • Gentacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Vonnace, Philippines
  • Hidroxido de Aluminio
    União, Brazil
  • Hidroxido de Aluminio Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Homalin
    Yung Chi, Taiwan
  • Homgen (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Infagel
    Infabi, Ecuador
  • Iosopan Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Magaldrate, + Simeticone)
    Goldline, United States
  • Jpdrox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Juweilon
    Mu Tsu, Taiwan
  • KMT
    Yung Sine, Taiwan
  • Kolantyl (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dicycloverine)
    Shionogi Seiyaku, Japan
  • Lactameal (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Lantacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium, + Dimeticone)
    Christo, Hong Kong
  • Lenicet (Aluminium Hydroxide and Algeldrate)
    Athenstaedt, Germany
  • Linaiqin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Sodium Bicarbonate)
    NCPC GeneTech, China
  • Link (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Actavis, Denmark
  • Locid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Maalox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Nycomed, Romania; Sanofi, Dominican Republic; Sanofi, Guatemala; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi, Japan; Sanofi, Panama; Sanofi Aventis, Chile; Sanofi Malta, Malta; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Costa Rica; Sanofi-Aventis, Czech Republic; Sanofi-Aventis, Estonia; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, Georgia; Sanofi-Aventis, Greece; Sanofi-Aventis, Honduras; Sanofi-Aventis, Israel; Sanofi-Aventis, Lebanon; Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania; Sanofi-Aventis, Latvia; Sanofi-Aventis, Nicaragua; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Poland; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-Aventis, El Salvador; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, Vietnam
  • Maalox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Maalox Maux d'Estomac (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Maalox Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dimeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi Aventis, Chile
  • Maalox Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi, United Kingdom
  • Maalox Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi, Ireland
  • 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, Japan
  • Malfa (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Toyo Seiyaku Kasei Oriental, Japan
  • Medacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Medpharma, Oman
  • Mi-Acid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Major, United States
  • Mintox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Major, United States
  • 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 Pharma, United Kingdom; Medicon, Bangladesh; Pharmax, Oman
  • Mygel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Geneva, United States
  • Mylagen (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    Goldline, United States
  • Mylanta (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Johnson & Johnson, Peru
  • Neo Gelco (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Neobitiol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Neomycin)
    Fortbenton, Argentina
  • Neogelco (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Kahira, Oman
  • Neo-Vis
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Neutracid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    RiteMED, Philippines
  • Newlanta (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Daewoong, Myanmar
  • Novagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Co. LTD. AMP, Oman
  • Novaluzid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium mixture of several salts)
    Meda, Denmark; Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden
  • Omacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium hydroxide)
    NPI, Oman
  • Oxecone (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Paractol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dimeticone)
    Zydus, India
  • Pepsamar
    GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia
  • Poloxane (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dimeticone)
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Regla-PH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    UCB, Greece
  • Regla-PH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    UCB, Greece
  • Resporix (Aluminium Hydroxide and Dicycloverine)
    Tsuruhara Seiyaku Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Rialox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Riyadh Pharma, Oman
  • Ritaroks (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Tsuruhara Seiyaku Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • RuLox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Rugby, United States
  • Silox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium, + Dimeticone)
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Stoma (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Sukit
    Kuai Kuai, Taiwan
  • Suspension Antiacida Denver Farma (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Denver Farma, Argentina
  • Swei (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Yu Sheng, Taiwan
  • Taimec (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Tawegen (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Yung Chi, Taiwan
  • Trial AG (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Simeticone)
    ZEE Medical, United States
  • Ulcerin (Aluminium Hydroxide and Homatropine)
    Pharmalink, Taiwan
  • Ulcerin-P
    Pharmalink, Taiwan
  • Ulgel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium, + Dimeticone)
    Liferpal, Mexico
  • 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
  • Z-Antacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Acix (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Zentiva, Czech Republic
  • Almagel (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Balkanpharma, Russian Federation
  • Aludrox
    Pfizer, Kenya
  • Alu-Tab
    iNova, Hong Kong; iNova, Philippines
  • Amphojel
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Anacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Antagel Apotex (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Apotex, Netherlands
  • Antagel PCH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Antagel Sandoz (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Antiphosphat
    Teva, Germany
  • Edigastrol (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Serra Pamies, Spain
  • Gastrogel Antacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Sigma, Hong Kong
  • Gelusil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate)
    Johnson & Johnson, Hong Kong
  • Hydrosil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Xepa-Soul Pattinson, Hong Kong
  • Kestomatine (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone)
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Lenicet (Aluminium Hydroxide and Aluminium Hydroxide)
    Athenstaedt, Germany
  • Maalox (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Czech Republic; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, Peru; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa; Sanofi-Aventis Group, Russian Federation; Zentiva, Germany
  • Maalox Antacid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Maalox Antacid Forte (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Maalox Mini (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-Aventis Group, Russian Federation
  • Maalox Plus (Aluminium Hydroxide and Simeticone, + Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong
  • Maaloxan (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Zentiva, Germany
  • Maglid (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Melisana, Belgium
  • Magsil (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide, + Dimeticone)
    Fortune Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Pepsamar
    Angelini, Portugal; Gador, Argentina; Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi Aventis, Spain
  • Regla-PH (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Pierre Fabre, Netherlands

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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