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Aluminium Oxide

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D10AX04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001344-28-1

Chemical Formula

Al2-O3

Molecular Weight

101

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Pharmaceutic aid

Antacid

Antiacne agent for topical use

Chemical Name

Aluminium oxide

Foreign Names

  • Aluminii oxidum (Latin)
  • Aluminiumoxid (German)
  • Aluminium, oxyde d' (French)
  • αxido de aluminio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alumina (IS)
  • Aluminium oxyde (IS)
  • Aluminum Oxide (IS)
  • Aluminium Oxide (PH: NF 33)
  • Algeldrate (IS: Ph. Eur.)
  • Alumina, activated (IS)
  • Aluminii oxidum hydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminium oxide, hydrated (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminium, oxyde d', hydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminiumoxid, wasserhaltiges; Algeldrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide (PH: BP 2012)
  • Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

  • Acido-Git Maalox (Aluminium Oxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary
  • Altacid (Aluminium Oxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Bosnalijek, Serbia
  • Altacid Bosnalijek (Aluminium Oxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Bosnalijek, Macedonia
  • Alum
    Washington, Taiwan
  • Gastracid (Aluminium Oxide and Magnesium Oxide)
    Wagner Pharma, Hungary
  • Magalox (Aluminium Oxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Rocgel
    D&A, Tunisia
  • Topaal (Aluminium Oxide and Alginic Acid)
    Pierre Fabre, Tunisia
  • Maalox Forte (Aluminium Oxide and Magnesium Hydroxide)
    Sanofi-aventis, Israel
  • Polysilane Delalande (Aluminium Oxide and Simeticone)
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Rocgel
    SERB Laboratoires, France

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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