Meglumine

(BAN, rINN)
Meglumine Chemical formula
Synonyms: Meglumiini; Meglumin; Meglumina; Megluminas; Méglumine; Megluminum. N-Methylglucamine; 1-Methylamino-1-deoxyglucitol.
Cyrillic synonym: Меглюмин.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C7H17NO5 = 195.2.
CAS — 6284-40-8.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Chin., Eur., Int., Jpn, and US.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Meglumine). A white or almost white, crystalline powder. Freely soluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in dichloromethane.

USP 31

(Meglumine). White to faintly yellowish-white, odourless crystals or powder. Freely soluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol.

Profile

Meglumine is an organic base used for the preparation of salts of organic acids including many used as contrast media.
Published May 08, 2019.