- Magnesium Compounds
- Accession Number
- DBCAT001038 (DBCAT002002, DBCAT002437)
Inorganic compounds that contain magnesium as an integral part of the molecule.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Magnesium oxide A compound commonly used as a laxative for the symptomatic relief of acid indigestion and upset stomach, and in health supplements for cardiovascular and neuromuscular health. Magnesium silicate Magnesium silicate is used to absorb moisture, prevent caking, and to improve the feel of a product. In the pharmaceutical companies, it is used as a dietary supplement, as part... Magnesium sulfate A drug used to treat convulsions during pregnancy, nephritis in children, magnesium deficiency, and tetany. Magaldrate An antacid used to treat various conditions in the GI tract, such as esophagitis, duodenal and gastric ulcers, and gastroesophageal reflux. Magnesium hydroxide An inorganic compound used as a laxative and antacid. Magnesium trisilicate An antacid used for the symptomatic treatment of peptic ulcers. Magnesium chloride An ionic compound and source of magnesium used for electrolyte replenishment and conditions associated with magnesium deficiencies. Talc A mineral used to prevent recurrence of malignant pleural effusions in symptomatic patients during thoracoscopy or open thoracotomy. Hydrotalcite Not Annotated Magnesium aspartate Magnesium aspartate is a magnesium salt of aspartic acid that is commonly used as a mineral supplement. It displays high oral bioavailability and water solubiltiy compared to other magnesium salts... Magnesium peroxide Not Annotated Magnesium gluconate A mineral supplement used to treat or prevent hypomagnesemia. Magnesium orotate Magnesium orotate is a magnesium salt of orotic acid and is poorly soluble in water. It is a source of magnesium and is used as a mineral supplement to treat... Magnesium carbonate An antacid used for symptomatic relief of heartburn, indigestion, and upset stomach. Magnesium citrate A laxative used in bowel preparation for colonoscopy or as a magnesium supplement. Magnesium levulinate Not Available Magnesium lactate Not Available Magnesium salicylate An NSAID analgesic used in the symptomatic relief of mild to moderate muscular pain. Magnesium A medication used for many purposes including constipation, indigestion, magnesium deficiency, and pre-eclampsia.
- Drugs & Drug Targets