magnesium alginate


magnesium alginate
the magnesium salt of alginic acid; administered orally as a component of an antacid in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease; it combines with gastric acid to form a viscous gel which floats on top of the gastric contents and acts as a physical barrier to reflux.

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