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A ALIMENTARY TRACT AND METABOLISM
A12 MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS

This group contains mineral supplements used for treatment of mineral deficiency. Magnesium carbonate used for treatment of mineral deficiency is classified in A02AA01.


A12C OTHER MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS

This group comprises other minerals.

See also B05 - Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions.


A12CC Magnesium

The DDDs for the various magnesium salts are equivalent to an assumed daily requirement of 300 mg Mg (oral dose). The DDD for some of the oral formulations are higher than the parenteral formulations due to lower bioavailability.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    A12CC02  magnesium sulfate 

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Last updated: 2013-12-19