Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
What is it?
Glyceryl distearate (C39H76O5) is a white or off-white waxy mass or powder. It is a diester of glycerin and stearic acid and results in a mixture of mono-, di-, and triglyceride substances. Glyceryl distearate is used in cosmetic products as an emollient, thickening agent and emulsifier. It can also be used in pharmaceutical industry in tablet and cream production.
 Medicines Complete. Pharmaceutical Excipients. Polyoxylglycerides. Accessed April 16, 2012.http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/excipients/current/1001996701.htm?q=polyoxylglycerides&t=search&ss=text&p=1#_hit
Top Medications with this excipient
- Fosinopril Sodium and Hydrochlorothiazide 10 mg / 12.5 mg (Aurobindo Pharma)
- Fosinopril Sodium and Hydrochlorothiazide 20 mg / 12.5 mg (Aurobindo Pharma)
- Ondansetron Hydrochloride (Orally Disintegrating) 4 mg (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.)
- Ondansetron Hydrochloride (Orally Disintegrating) 8 mg (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.)