Pharmaceutical Excipients Index A to Z

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Also known as: Kolliwax gms

Glyceryl monostearate, C21H42O4, also known as monostearin, is a mixture of variable proportions of glyceryl monostearate, glyceryl monopalmitate, and glyceryl esters of fatty acids present in commercial...

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Also known as: Glycerol mist

Glycerol (C3H8O3), also known as glycerin and glycerine, is an odorless, colorless, oily, viscous liquid that has a sweet taste. Synthetic glycerine is used in food products, nutritional supplements, pharmaceutical...

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Also known as: Galacto pyranose

Galactose is a monosaccharide sugar of the hexose class that is a constituent of lactose and many polysaccharides. Galactose is found in milk, sugar beets, gums, and mucilages. It is also synthesized in...

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Also known as: Sodium d gluconate

Very soluble in water; sparingly soluble in ethanol

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Also known as: Gluconolactone excipient

Gluconolactone, a lactone of D-glucuronic acid, is a food additive with the E number E575. Gluconolactone is commonly found in honey, fruit juices, wine. In medcine, gluconolactone is used as a component...

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Also known as: Guanidine hcl, Gh3220

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Also known as: Guaran , cyamopsis tetragonoloba gum

Guar Gum is a gum obtained from the ground endosperms of Cyamopsis tetragonolobus (Linné) Taub. (Fam. Leguminosae). It consists chiefly of a high molecular weight hydrocolloidal polysaccharide, composed...

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Also known as: Gelatin excipient

Gelatin is a purified protein obtained either by the partial acid hydrolysis (type A) or by the partial alkali hydrolysis (type B) of animal collagen.

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