Magnesium trisilicate is an inorganic compound that is used as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) in an antacid formulations for the treatment of peptic ulcers. The gelatinous silicon dioxide is formed by the reaction of magnesium trisilicate with gastric contents, which protects ulcerated mucosal surfaces and accelerates healing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *