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Magnesium Hydroxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Magnesium Hydroxide
Tree Number(s)
D01.045.250.575
D01.248.497.158.459.388
D01.524.485
Unique ID
D008276
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008276
Scope Note
An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral brucite. It acts as an antacid with cathartic effects.
Entry Term(s)
Brucite
Magnesium Hydrate
Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)4)
Pharm Action
Antacids
Registry Number
NBZ3QY004S
Related Numbers
108173-30-4
1309-42-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2)
Previous Indexing
Hydroxides (1966-1976)
Magnesium (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MAGNESIUM 1977-90
History Note
91(77); was see under MAGNESIUM 1977-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/13
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Magnesium Hydroxide Preferred
Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)4) Narrower
Brucite Narrower
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