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aluminium hydroxide


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A safe slow-acting antacid. It is administered by mouth, alone or in combination with magnesium hydroxide (as co-magaldrox; Maalox, Mucogel), in the treatment of indigestion, gastric and duodenal ulcers, and reflux oesophagitis. Trade name: Alu-Cap.

Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.


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