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Descriptor in English: Magnesium Hydroxide
Descriptor in Spanish: Hidróxido de Magnesio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hidróxido de Magnésio
Descriptor in French: Hydroxyde de magnésium
Entry term(s): Brucite
Hydrate, Magnesium
Hydroxide, Magnesium
Magnesium Hydrate
Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)4)
Tree number(s): D01.045.250.575
D01.248.497.158.459.388
D01.524.485
Scope note: An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral brucite. It acts as an antacid with cathartic effects.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 91(77); was see under MAGNESIUM 1977-90
DeCS UI: 8450
Descriptor UI: D008276
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/13
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Magnesium Hydroxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0012887
Scope note An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral brucite. It acts as an antacid with cathartic effects.
Preferred term Magnesium Hydroxide
Entry term(s) Hydrate, Magnesium
Hydroxide, Magnesium
Magnesium Hydrate
Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)4) - Narrower
Concept UI M0330101
Preferred term Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)4)
Brucite - Narrower
Concept UI M0373105
Preferred term Brucite



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