Calcium Saccharate

(rINN)
Calcium Saccharate Chemical formula
Synonyms: Calcii Saccharas; Calcium D-Saccharate; Sacarato cálcico; Sacarato de calcio; Saccharate de Calcium; Sucrate de Calcium. Calcium
Cyrillic synonym: Кальция Сахарат.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C6H8CaO8,4H2O = 320.3.
CAS — 5793-88-4 (anhydrous calcium saccharate); 579389-5 (calcium saccharate tetrahydrate).

Pharmacopoeias.

In US.

USP 31

(Calcium Saccharate). A white, odourless, crystalline powder. Very slightly soluble in cold water and in alcohol; slightly soluble in boiling water; practically insoluble in chloroform and in ether; soluble in dilute mineral acids and in solutions of calcium gluconate.

💊 Profile

Calcium saccharate is used as a stabilising agent in solutions of calcium gluconate for injection. Each g of calcium saccharate contains about 3.1 mmol of calcium. Calcium saccharate 8 g is equivalent to about 1 g of calcium.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Austria: Calcium Fresenius; Ger.: Calcium Fresenius†. Multi-ingredient: Ger.: Calcium Braun; Switz.: C-Calcium; Glucocalcium.
Published February 02, 2019.