D&C Red No. 28
Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 5, 2021.
What is it?
D&C Red No. 28, also known as Disodium 2',4',5',7'-tetrabromo-4,5,6,7-tetrachlorofluorescein (C20H2O5Br4Cl4Na2) is a dye approved by the FDA for use in drugs and cosmetics according to the specifications set forth by the FDA. FD&C Red No. 28 is not approved for use in foods.
FDA performs regulatory review for color additives used in foods, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices. These colors are then certified by the FDA for safe use according to specifications. The FD&C notation specifies the color is approved for use in foods, drugs and cosmetics.
Top Medications with this excipient
- Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride 10 mg / 40 mg
- Amoxicillin Trihydrate 250 mg
- Amoxicillin Trihydrate 500mg
- Cartia XT 240 mg
- Cefdinir 300 mg
- Cefdinir 300 mg
- Clindamycin Hydrochloride 300 mg
- Dicyclomine Hydrochloride 10 mg
- Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25 mg
- DiphenhydrAMINE Hydrochloride 50 mg
- Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg
- Droxia 300 mg
- Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release 40 mg
- Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
- Hydroxyzine Pamoate 25 mg
- Minipress 5 mg
- Minocycline Hydrochloride 100 mg
- Morphine Sulfate Extended Release 60 mg
- Omeprazole Delayed Release 20 mg
- Ramipril 5 mg
 U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Color Additives: FDA's Regulatory Process and Historical Perspectives. Accessed 10/20/2011. http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/ColorAdditives/RegulatoryProcessHistoricalPerspectives/default.htm
 Electronic Code of Federal Registers. Title 21: Food and Drugs. Part 74. Listing of color additives subject to certification. Subpart B. Drugs. Accessed online October 19, 2011. http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr;sid=c387334e82029536a53dde1171ba5481;rgn=div5;view=text;node=21%3A126.96.36.199.27;idno=21;cc=ecfr#21:188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206
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