ATC Group: A02AB Aluminium compounds

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Aluminium compounds

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
3
A02A
4
A02AB
Aluminium compounds

Contents

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Aluminium hydroxide is a slow-acting antacid. It is used to provide symptomatic relief in gastric hyperacidity. In addition, the antipeptic and demulcent activity of aluminium hydroxide helps to protect inflamed gastric mucosa against further irritation by gastric secretions.