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Saccharin Sodium

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 25, 2021.

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Saccharin, also known as saccharin sodium or benzosulfimide, is 300–500 times sweeter than sucrose (sugar) in dilute aqueous solution. It is used as a noncaloric sweetening agent (sugar substitute); saccharin sodium and saccharin calcium have the same use.

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Further information

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