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Attapulgite

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

In the US, Attapulgite (attapulgite systemic) is a member of the drug class antidiarrheals and is used to treat Diarrhea.

US matches:

Scheme

BP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07BC04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001337-76-4

Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Antacid

Antidiarrheal agent: Intestinal adsorbent

Chemical Name

Purified native hydrated aluminium magnesium silicate essentially consisting of the clay mineral palygorskite (BP)

Foreign Names

  • Attapulgit (German)
  • Attapulgite (French)
  • Attapulgite (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Attapulgite (OS: DCF)
  • Aluminium magnesium silicate hydrated (IS)
  • Aluminium-Magnesium-Silicat-hydrat (IS)
  • Palygorscite (IS)
  • Palygorskit (IS)
  • Attapulgite (PH: BP 2018)
  • Activated Attapulgite (PH: USP 41)
  • Attapulgite attivata (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Attapulgite, Activated (PH: BP 2018)
  • Colloidal Activated Attapulgite (PH: USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Actapulgite 3g
    Ipsen, Luxembourg; Ipsen Pharma, France
  • Akita [+ Pectin]
    Ifars, Indonesia
  • Amforol [+ Bismuth Subcarbonate, + Kanamycin] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United States
  • Anirax [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Gabblan, Peru
  • Arcapec [+ Pectin]
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Arutox
    Progressive, Pakistan
  • Cortafan [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Markos, Peru
  • Diagit [+ Pectin]
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Diaren [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Eurolab, Chile; Saval, Ecuador; Saval, Peru
  • Diarex [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Diasorb
    Yeni, Turkey
  • Entero Bacticel [+ Trimethoprime, + Sulfamethoxazole]
    Bago, Paraguay
  • Entrogard [+ Pectin]
    Mugi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Forgastrin [+ Charcoal] [veterinary use]
    Dechra Veterinary Products, United Kingdom
  • Gonapan-m
    Reko, Pakistan
  • Hortrin A [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Kaltin AP [+ Kaolin, + Pectin]
    Abbott, Pakistan
  • Kaopectate
    Pharmacia & Upjohn, Kuwait
  • Kaopulgite [+ Kaolin, + Pectin]
    Woodward, Pakistan
  • Kaptin II
    Julphar, Kuwait
  • Molagit [+ Pectin]
    Molex Ayus, Indonesia
  • Neo Diastop [+ Pectin]
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Nifloral [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Quilla Pharma, Peru
  • Nifurat [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Bago, Peru
  • Stomacine [+ Aldioxa]
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Suloweilin [+ Oxetacaine]
    Root, Taiwan
  • Teradi
    Global Multi Pharmalab, Indonesia
  • Top-Del Forte [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Delfarma, Peru
  • Weizain [+ Oxetacaine]
    Honten, Taiwan
  • Wellhealth [+ Aldioxa]
    Hwang's, Taiwan
  • Wetonlin [+ Oxetacaine]
    Ming Ta, Taiwan
  • Wetunlin [+ Oxetacaine]
    Siu Guan, Taiwan
  • Actapulgite
    Teriak, Tunisia; Teriak, Tunisia
  • Attapulgite
    Hamaz Pharma, Pakistan
  • Bantox
    Benson Pharma, Pakistan
  • Beetox
    Hamaz Pharma, Pakistan
  • Detox
    Remington, Pakistan
  • Diaren [+ Nifuroxazide]
    Saval, Paraguay
  • Entox-P
    Wyeth-Lederle, Pakistan
  • Gastropulgite [+ Aluminium Hydroxide-Magnesium Carbonate Co-dried Gel]
    Ipsen Pharma, Vietnam
  • Jetox
    Irza, Pakistan
  • Kaptin
    Julphar, Oman
  • Kemypugite
    Alkemy, Pakistan
  • Licopec [+ Pectin]
    Berlico Mulia Farma, Indonesia
  • Neo Enterodiastop
    Combiphar, Indonesia
  • Neo-intestopan
    Novartis, Pakistan
  • New Diatabs
    Medifarma, Indonesia
  • Streptomagma
    Vargas, Venezuela
  • Biodiar
    Sandoz, Indonesia
  • Entrostop [+ Pectin]
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Neo Entrostop [+ Pectin]
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Neo Envios [+ Pectin]
    Nufarindo, Indonesia

Glossary

TermDefinition
BPBritish Pharmacopoeia
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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