aluminum hydroxide

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alu′minum hydrox′ide


n.
a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, Al(OH)3 or Al2O3∙3H2O, obtained chiefly from bauxite: used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, and printing inks, in dyeing, and as an antacid.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.aluminum hydroxide - white crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite
gibbsite - white crystalline mineral consisting of aluminum hydroxide; a constituent of bauxite and a source of alumina
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water
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Comparison of Antacids Acid Neutralizing Capacity Aluminum Magnesium Name of Antacid (mEq/5 ml) Content Content Amphojel 10 320 -- Basaljel 12 -- -- DiGel -- 200 200 Gaviscon -- -- -- Gelusil 12 200 200 Gelusil II 24 400 400 Maalox 15 225 200 Maalox (concentrate) 27 600 300 Milk of Magnesia 14 -- 390 Mylanta II 25 400 400 Riopan 15 -- -- Riopan Plus 15 -- -- Riopan XS 30 -- -- (extra strength) Simethicone Sodium Other Name of Antacid Content Content Content Amphojel -- 2.
Regimen Drug Cost/Day ($) (*) Antacids Aluminum dominant Amphojel (ANC = 10 mEq/5 mL) 30 mL PO/NG every hour 8.
Aluminum compounds (such as Amphojel and Alternagel).