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A ALIMENTARY TRACT AND METABOLISM
A12 MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS

This group contains mineral supplements used for treatment of mineral deficiency. All parenteral solutions of electrolytes are classified in B05B or in B05X. 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

Combinations with subtherapeutic amounts of vitamins are included in this group.

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


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Last updated: 2023-01-23