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Glucose

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Glucose (glucose systemic) is a member of the drug class glucose elevating agents and is used to treat Dietary Supplementation.

US matches:

Scheme

Ph. Int.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B05CX01,C05BB56,V04CA02,V06DC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-99-7

Chemical Formula

C6-H12-O6

Molecular Weight

180

Therapeutic Categories

Agent for antivaricose therapy: Sclerosing agent for local injection

Diagnostic agent: Test for diabetes

Fluid replenisher

Irrigating solution

Nutrient: Carbohydrate

Pharmaceutic aid: Filler

Pharmaceutic aid: Tonicity agent

Chemical Names

(+)-D-Glucopyranose (BP, Ph. Eur.)

D-Glucopyranose (Ph. Eur.)

D-Glucose

Glucose is α-D-glucopyranose, β-D-glucopyranose, or a mixture of them, and when dried, it contains not less than 99.5% of C₆H₁₂O₆. (JP)

Foreign Names

  • Glucosum anhydricum (Latin)
  • Glucose, wasserfreie (German)
  • Glucose anhydre (French)
  • Glucosa anhidra (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Glucose (OS: JAN, DCF)
  • α-D-Glucopyranose (IS)
  • Blood sugar (IS)
  • Corn sugar (IS)
  • D-(+)-Glucopyrannose (IS)
  • D(+)-Glucose (IS)
  • Destrosio anidro (IS)
  • Dextrose, anhydrous (IS)
  • D-Glucopyranose (IS)
  • D-Glucose (IS)
  • D-Glucose, anhydrous (IS)
  • Glucose, wasserfrei (IS)
  • Glucosum anhydricum depuratum (IS)
  • Glukose (IS)
  • Grape sugar (IS)
  • Nutritive Sugar (IS)
  • Saccharum amylaceum (IS)
  • Starch sugar (IS)
  • UNII-5SL0G7R0OK (IS)
  • Anhydrous Glucose (PH: BP 2016)
  • Dextrose (PH: USP 38)
  • Glucose (PH: JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Glucose anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glucose, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glucose, wasserfreie (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glucosum anhydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • $Iα$R-Glucose-1-phosphate (IS)
  • Cori ester (IS)
  • Dextrose-1-Phosphate (IS)
  • G1P (IS)
  • Glc-1P (IS)
  • Glucose 1-dihydrogen phosphate (IS)
  • Dextrose (OS: USAN)
  • Destrosio (IS)
  • D-Glucopyranose-1-Wasser (IS)
  • D-Glucose monohydrat (IS)
  • D-Glucose monohydrate (IS)
  • D-Glucose-1-Wasser (IS)
  • Saccharum amylaceum (IS)
  • Traubenzucker (IS)
  • UNII-IY9XDZ35W2 (IS)
  • Dextrose (PH: USP 38)
  • Glucose (PH: BP 2016)
  • Glucose monohydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Glucose monohydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glucose-Monohydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glucosum monohydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
JPThe Japanese Pharmacopoeia
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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