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Hydrotalcite (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

Aluiminium magnesium hydroxide carbonate hydrate

Aluminium dimagnesium carbonate hexahydroxide tetrahydrate (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Hydrotalcitum (Latin)
  • Hydrotalcit (German)
  • Hydrotalcite (French)
  • Hidrotalcita (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Hydrotalcite (OS: DCF, JAN, BAN)
  • Aluminium magnesium hydroxide carbonate hydrate (IS)
  • Aluminium-Magnesium-Hydroxycarbonat tetrahydrat (IS)
  • Hydratisiertes Aluminium-Magnesium-Hydroxycarbonat (IS)
  • Magnesium aluminium hydroxide carbonate hydrate (IS)
  • Hydrotalcite (PH: BP 2018)

Brand Names

  • Altacide [+ Simeticone]
    Sanofi-Aventis, Kenya
  • Altacite
    Sanofi-Aventis, Kenya; Sanofi-Aventis, Kuwait
  • An Da
    Il-Yang Pharm, China
  • Ancid
    Hexal, Germany
  • Anwell
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Baytalcid
    Bayer, Uruguay
  • Gastrum Plux
    Abbott, Colombia
  • Hai Di Te
    HuBei HuaYuan Century Pharmacy, China
  • Hydrotalcit AbZ
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Hydrotalcite - Health Care Lab
    Health Care Ltd Laboratoies, China
  • Hydrotalcit-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Medalcite
    Kocak Farma, Turkey
  • Megalac Hydrotalcit
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Rennie Hydrotalcit
    Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Rennieliquo
    Bayer Santé Familiale, France
  • Rupurut
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer Bitterfeld, Serbia; Bayer Pharma, Macedonia
  • Rutacid
    Krka, Czech Republic; Krka, Georgia; Krka, Macedonia; Krka, Malta; Krka, Serbia; Krka, Lithuania
  • Swecon
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Syngel [+ Lidocaine, + Magnesium Hydroxide, + Magnesium Trisilicate]
    Will-Pharma, Belgium; Will-Pharma, Luxembourg
  • Tai Er Sai Ke
    Luan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Talcid
    Bayer, China; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Czech Republic; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Bitterfeld, Bulgaria; Bayer de México, Mexico; Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Talcid 0.5 g
    Bayer, Hungary
  • Talcid Forte
    Bayer, Turkey
  • Talsil Forte [+ Simeticone]
    Juggat, India
  • Wei Di Mei
    Huasen Pharm, China
  • Wei Tai
    Guanglian Pharmaceutical, China


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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