Inulin

In the US, Inulin (inulin systemic) is a member of the drug class laxatives.

US matches:

Scheme

BAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009005-80-5

Therapeutic Category

Diagnostic agent, kidney function

Chemical Name

Polysaccharide granules obtained from the tubers of Dahlia variabelis, Helvanthus tuberosusand other genera of the family Compositae

Foreign Names

  • Inulinum (Latin)
  • Inulin (German)

Generic Names

  • Inulin (OS: BAN)
  • Alant starch (IS)
  • Compositenst√§rke (IS)
  • Dahlin (IS)
  • Polyfructosanum (IS)
  • Inulin (PH: BP 2010, USP 34)

Brand Name

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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