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Title: Almagate  
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Subject: Antacids, Aluminium acetoacetate, Almasilate, Aluminium glycinate, Aloglutamol
Collection: Aluminium Compounds, Antacids, Magnesium Compounds
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Clinical data
Legal status
Routes Oral
CAS number
ATC code A02
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula Al2Mg6(OH)14(CO3)2 · 4 H2O
Mol. mass 314.99 g/mol

Almagate (trade name Almax) is an aluminium- and magnesium-containing antacid. It was first described in 1984.[1][2]

Adverse effects

Almagate is well tolerated. In a clinical trial, the most common adverse effects were diarrhea and nausea.[3]


  1. ^ Moragues, J. B. (1984). "Characterization of a new crystalline synthetic gastric antacid, almagate" (Free full text). Arzneimittel-Forschung 34 (10A): 1346–1349.  
  2. ^ Beneyto, J. F. B. (1984). "Evaluation of a new antacid, almagate" (Free full text). Arzneimittel-Forschung 34 (10A): 1350–1354.  
  3. ^ Suau, A. D.; Dominguez Martin, A; Ferrando Cucarella, J; Juncosa Iglesias, L; Muñoz Benitez, J; Nieto Calvet, M; Pérez Gieb, J; Pérez Mota, A; Pineda Garcia, A; Rodriguez Sanchez, E (1984). "Treatment of gastric pyrosis with almagate in patients with and without endoscopically demonstrable duodenal ulcer. A multicentre clinical trial" (Free full text). Arzneimittel-Forschung 34 (10A): 1380–1383.  

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