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Inulin is a water soluble storage polysaccharide used as a prebiotic, fat replacer, sugar replacer, and texture modifier. Inulin is a soluble fiber which is not digested by human enzymes and produces distinctive fiber-alike results on the effectiveness of the gut, thus, lowering the pH of intestine, providing assistance in relieving constipation and increasing stool load or rate. Inulin decrease the risk of many diseases of the intestinal tract, particularly irritable bowel diseases and colon cancer. Inulin products contain mainly short-chain molecules which enhance the sweetness of sucrose up to 35%, thus it is useful to partially replace sucrose molecule’s flavor. Inulin has been proved an attractive applicant as a low-calorie bulking agent in chocolate, mostly in combination with a polyol which replaces sugar contents without any effect on fat contents. Further uses of inulin include colon specific drug administration and stabilizing and adjuvating vaccine formulations.

Approval Year

Conditions

Conditions

ConditionModalityTargetsHighest PhaseProduct
Diagnostic
INULIN AND SODIUM CHLORIDE

Approved Use

Unknown

Launch Date

-9.3648958E11
PubMed

PubMed

TitleDatePubMed
Inulin, a flexible oligosaccharide. II: Review of its pharmaceutical applications.
2015 Dec 10
Name Type Language
INULIN
FCC   INCI   JAN   MART.   MI   ORANGE BOOK   USP   VANDF   WHO-DD  
INCI  
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INULIN [MART.]
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INULIN [INCI]
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INULIN [WHO-DD]
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INULIN [FCC]
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INULIN [MI]
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INULIN [ORANGE BOOK]
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IQP-AE-103 COMPONENT INULIN
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INULIN [VANDF]
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INULIN [USP MONOGRAPH]
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CHICORY ROOT INULIN
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INULIN [JAN]
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Classification Tree Code System Code
WHO-VATC QV04CH01
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WHO-ATC V04CH01
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DSLD 1126 (Number of products:420)
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NCI_THESAURUS C714
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Code System Code Type Description
DRUG CENTRAL
1447
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WIKIPEDIA
INULIN
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ECHA (EC/EINECS)
232-684-3
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EVMPD
SUB14233MIG
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DRUG BANK
DB00638
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EPA CompTox
9005-80-5
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RXCUI
5924
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ChEMBL
CHEMBL1201646
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CAS
9005-80-5
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MERCK INDEX
M6318
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MESH
D007444
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NCI_THESAURUS
C61506
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FDA UNII
JOS53KRJ01
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Display Structure of INULIN