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Magnesium Pidolate



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Mineral supplement

Chemical Name

Magnesium, bis(5-oxo-L-prolinato-N1,O2)-, (T-4)-

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii pidolas (Latin)
  • Pidolsäure, Magnesiumsalz (German)

Generic Names

  • Magnesium Pidolate (OS: BANM)
  • Magnesium 5-oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylate (IS)
  • Magnesium Pidolate Hydrate (IS)
  • Magnesium pyroglutamate (IS)
  • Magnesii pidolas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Magnesium pidolate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Magnesium Pidolate (PH: BP 2018)

Brand Names

  • Actimag
    Faes, Spain
  • Biomag
    Baliarda, Argentina
  • Mag 2
    Cooper, France; Cooperation Pharmaceutique Française, Tunisia; IBN, Tunisia; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy
  • Mag 2 forte
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland
  • Mag-2
    Ferrer-Galenica, Greece
  • Maginjectable 0.8%
    Cooper, France
  • Magne B6 [+ Pyridoxine, + Magnesium lactate]
    Chinoin, Bulgaria; Cooper, Georgia; Sanofi-Aventis, Latvia; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Unither, Bulgaria
  • Magnesona
    Vitória, Portugal
  • Mg 2 Plus
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Solumag
    Geymonat, Italy; Intermed, Greece
  • Solumag forte
    Intermed, Greece
  • Total Magnesiano Stress [+ Thiamine, + Pyridoxine]
    Temis Lostalo, Paraguay


BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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