Basic Aluminium Carbonate

(USAN)
Synonyms: Aluminium Hydroxycarbonate; Aluminum Carbonate, Basic
Cyrillic synonym: Основный Углекислый Алюминий.

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Basic aluminium carbonate is a combination of aluminium hydroxide and aluminium carbonate. It is an antacid with general properties similar to those of aluminium hydroxide (below). Basic aluminium carbonate has also been given orally as a phosphate binder in the treatment of hyperphosphataemia. For a discussion of the choice of phosphate binders, see Renal Osteodystrophy.

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Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Port.: Gastropensan.
Published October 31, 2018.