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Magnesium Oxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Magnesium Oxide
Tree Number(s)
D01.524.490
D01.650.550.575
Unique ID
D008277
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008277
Annotation
an antacid & cathartic
Scope Note
Magnesium oxide (MgO). An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral periclase. In aqueous media combines quickly with water to form magnesium hydroxide. It is used as an antacid and mild laxative and has many nonmedicinal uses.
Entry Term(s)
Magnesia
Pharm Action
Antacids
Registry Number
3A3U0GI71G
Related Numbers
1309-48-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Magnesium oxide (MgO)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Magnesium Oxide Preferred
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