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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

Aluminate(4-), tris[metasilicato(2-)]dioxodi-, magnesium (1:2), hydrate

Aluminosilicic acid (H₄Al₂Si₃O₁₁), magnesium salt (1:2), hydrate

Magnesium Aluminosilicate hydrate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Simaldratum (Latin)
  • Simaldrat (German)
  • Simaldrate (French)
  • Simaldrato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Silodrate (OS: USAN)
  • Aluminium magnesium silicate hydrate (IS)
  • Aluminium-Magnesium-Silicat-hydrat (IS)
  • Magnesium aluminosilicate hydrate (IS)
  • MP 1051 (IS: Mallinckrodt)
  • Simaldolate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Cabagin U (Simaldrate and Methionine, L-)
    Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Gelusil Lac
    Hemofarm, Serbia; Hemofarm Vršac, Bosnia & Herzegowina


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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