2nd October 2019

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What is aluminum hydroxide gel used for?

This medication is used to treat the symptoms of too much stomach acid such as stomach upset, heartburn, and acid indigestion. Aluminum hydroxide is an antacid that works quickly to lower the acid in the stomach. Liquid antacids usually work faster/better than tablets or capsules.

Also question is, what is aluminum hydroxide used for in cosmetics?

Acts as a skin protectant and opacifying (reduction of a clear/transparent appearance) agent in cosmetics. It's used in an array of products including foundation, lipstick and moisturizer. In fact, an aluminum coating is recommended in the Guidelines for Natural Cosmetics of the BDIH.

What drug class is aluminum hydroxide?

Aluminum compounds

How does magnesium hydroxide cure an upset stomach?

Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide are antacids used together to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, and upset stomach. They may be used to treat these symptoms in patients with peptic ulcer, gastritis, esophagitis, hiatal hernia, or too much acid in the stomach (gastric hyperacidity).
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