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Potassium Sulfate

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007778-80-5

Chemical Formula

K2-S-O4

Molecular Weight

174

Therapeutic Category

Laxative, osmotically acting

Chemical Name

Potaβium Sulfate (Ph. Eur., BP, JP)

Foreign Names

  • Kalii sulfas (Latin)
  • Kaliumsulfat (German)
  • Potassium (sulfate de) (French)
  • Potasio, sulfato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Potassium Sulfate (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • Arcanite (IS)
  • Arcanum duplicatum (IS)
  • Dipotassium sulfate (IS)
  • E 515 (IS: E Number)
  • Glaser's salt (IS)
  • Potash of sulfur (IS)
  • Potassium sulphate (IS)
  • Sal Polychrestum (IS)
  • Sulphate of potash (IS)
  • Tartarus vitriolatus (IS)
  • UNII-1K573LC5TV (IS)
  • Kalii sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Kaliumsulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium (sulfate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium Sulfate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Izinova (Potassium Sulfate and Sodium, + Magnesium)
    Ipsen Biopharm, United Kingdom
  • Kalium sulfuricum D6
    Knop Laboratorios, Chile
  • Suclear (Potassium Sulfate and Magnesium, + Sodium)
    Braintree, United States
  • Suprep Bowel Prep Kit (Potassium Sulfate and Magnesium, + Sodium)
    Braintree, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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