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Bismuth Subgallate

In the US, Bismuth Subgallate (bismuth subgallate systemic) is a member of the drug class antidiarrheals and is used to treat Gas.

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Antiseptic agent


Astringent agent

Chemical Name

1,3,2-Benzodioxabismole-5-carboxylic acid, 2,7-dihydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Bismuthi subgallas (Latin)
  • Basisches Bismutgallat (German)
  • Bismuth (sous-gallate de) (French)

Generic Names

  • Bismuth Subgallate (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • B.S.G. (IS)
  • Basic Bismuth Gallate (IS)
  • Derbinolum (IS)
  • Wismutgallat, basisches (IS)
  • Wismutgallathydroxid (IS)
  • Bismutgallat, Basisches (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Bismuth (sous-gallate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Bismuth subgallate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Bismuth Subgallate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Bismuthi subgallas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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