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Magnesium Glycerophosphate


Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Mineral supplement

Chemical Name

Mixture, in variable proportions, of magnesium salts of (RS)-2,3-dihydroxypropyl phosphate and 2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)ethyl phosphate (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii glycerophosphas (Latin)
  • Magnesiumglycerophosphat (German)
  • MagnĂ©sium, glycĂ©rophosphate de (French)
  • Magnesio, glicerofosfato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Magnesium glycerinophosphate (IS)
  • Magnesii glycerophosphas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Glycerophosphate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Magnesium glycerophosphate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Actilam (Magnesium Glycerophosphate and Deanol, + Hesperidin)
    Confar, Portugal
  • Uvimag B6 (Magnesium Glycerophosphate and Pyridoxine)
    Laphal, France; Siphat, Tunisia


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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