Carbaglu

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Carbaglu tablets for oral administration contain 200 mg of carglumic acid. Carglumic acid, the active substance, is a Carbamoyl Phosphate Synthetase 1 (CPS 1) activator and is soluble in boiling water, slightly soluble in cold water, practically insoluble in organic solvents.

Chemically carglumic acid is, N-carbamoyl-L-glutamic acid or (2S)-2-(carbamoylamino) pentanedioic acid, with a molecular weight of 190.16.

The structural formula is:

CARBAGLU (carglumic acid)  Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C6H10N2O5

The inactive ingredients of Carbaglu (carglumic acid tablets) are microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, hypromellose, croscarmellose sodium, silica colloidal anhydrous, sodium stearyl fumarate.



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