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Review Article Volume 6 Issue 9

Efficacies of the Medicinal Synthetic Aluminum-magnesium Silicate: A Review

Onyeachonam FIO*

Department of Veterinary Biochemistry and Animal Production, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Onyeachonam FIO, Department of Veterinary Biochemistry and Animal Production, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.

Received: July 18, 2022; Published: August 19, 2022


Molecules of Aluminum-magnesium silicate (AMS), a solid mineral approved as medicine by WHO, consist of Nanoparticles (0.96 nm) that are smaller than viruses (≥ 5 nm). The Nanoparticles have positively and negatively charged ends while RNA viruses are positively charged with DNA viruses and abnormal (tumor/infected) cells, negatively charged whereas normal cells remain neutral. So, AMS-Nanoparticles mop viruses and abnormal cells by opposite charges electrostatic attraction. Presence of the two charges makes AMS` Nanoparticles hydrate in solutions to stabilize (potentiate) other medicines formulated with it. Some countries lack AMS-deposits. So, Aluminum silicate and Magnesium silicate (WHO-approved medicines, too) were used to formulate AMS-brand, named Medicinal synthetic AMS (MSAMS; Antivirt®; VITUMED®). To make the un-absorbable MSAMS act systemically, Dextrose monohydrate (simple sugar) is incorporated in its formulations to convey the electrically charged Nanoparticles into blood-circulation by the active-transport principle. These mechanisms confer on MSAMS the Antiviral; Antitumor; Adjuvant efficacies being reviewed.

Keywords: MSAMS; Adjuvant Efficacy; Anti-tumor Efficacy; Antiviral Efficacy


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Citation: Onyeachonam FIO. “Efficacies of the Medicinal Synthetic Aluminum-magnesium Silicate: A Review". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 6.9 (2022): 10-16.


Copyright: © 2022 Onyeachonam FIO. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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