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Magnesium Citrate

In the US, Magnesium Citrate (magnesium citrate systemic) is a member of the drug class laxatives and is used to treat Constipation.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A06AD19,A12CC04,B05CB03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0003344-18-1

Chemical Formula

C12-H10-Mg3-O14

Molecular Weight

451

Therapeutic Categories

Mineral supplement

Laxative, osmotically acting

Used in salt solutions

Chemical Names

1,-2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, hydroxy-, magnesium salt (2:3) (USP)

Citric acid, magnesium salt (2:3)

Magnesium citrate (3:2) (USP)

Trimagnesium bis-(2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate) (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii citras anhydricus (Latin)
  • Magnesiumcitrat, wasserfreies (German)
  • Magnésium citrate, anhydre (French)
  • Magnesio, citrato de, anhidro (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Magnesium Citrate (OS: JAN)
  • EINECS 222.093-9 (IS)
  • Trimagnesium dicitrate (IS)
  • Magnesii citras anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Citrate (PH: USP 38)
  • Magnésium citrate, anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Citrate, Anhydrous (PH: BP 2016)
  • Magnesium citrate, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesiumcitrat, wasserfreies (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium citrate tribasic nonahydrate (IS)
  • Trimagnesium dicitrate nonahydrate (IS)
  • Magnesii citras nonahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Citrate Nonahydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Magnesium citrate nonahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnésium, citrate de, nonahydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesiumcitrate nonahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Trimagnesiumdicitrate tetradecahydrate (IS)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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