aluminum hydroxide gel


aluminum hydroxide gel
[USP] a suspension of amorphous aluminum hydroxide in which there is partial substitution of carbonate for hydroxide; used as a gastric antacid, especially in treatment of peptic ulcer, and as a phosphate binder in treatment of hyperphosphatemia and phosphate nephrolithiasis. Called also colloidal aluminum hydroxide.

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