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A salt or ester of saccharic acid.
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One recent study, conducted in a hospital outpatient gastroenterology in Spain, showed a reduction in direct annual costs of about 30 euro per patient in the case of the use of ferric carboxymaltose compared to ferric saccharate, a sum that rose to 67 euro per year after also considering nonhospital direct costs (patients' movements and loss of productivity for the patient and accompanying persons) [39].
The second case definition included children with a parental report of a previous ADHD diagnosis and a parental report of their child taking medications approved for the treatment of ADHD within the preceding month (e.g., amphetamine aspartate, amphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharate, dextroamphetamine sulfate, methylphenidate hydrochloride, or atomoxetine hydrochloride).
Specialist pharmaceutical company Impax Laboratories (NasdaqGS:IPXL) reported on Wednesday that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, dextroamphetamine sulfate and amphetamine sulfate (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product) extended-release capsules, CII, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 25 mg and 30 mg.
Intravenous ferric saccharate as an iron supplement in dialysis patients.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan NV (Nasdaq:MYL TASE:MYL) reported on Thursday the availability of Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate and Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets in 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 12.5 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg and 30 mg in the US market.
Reports on iron saccharate (which was recently approved for use in the United States) indicate a lower incidence of anaphylactic reactions.
Molecular weight ~350,000 ([+ or -] 23,000) Daltons Composition Ferric saccharate chelated by gluconate molecules Per 5-ml ampule 62.5 mg elemental iron (12.5 mg/ml), nondialyzable Solution 20% sucrose/0.9% benzyl alcohol in water Test dose 2 ml/50 ml 0.9% sodium chloride, IV, over 1 hour Delivery Diluted 1:10 with 0.9% sodium chloride in water, IV, over 1 hour Indicated for Hemodialysis patients receiving EPO therapy EPO=erythropoietin; IV=intravenous.
IVFE patients received 100 mg ferric saccharate postdialysis on five consecutive sessions for the first 2 weeks of the study.
Sunder-Plassmann and Horl (1995) found that withdrawal of iron in patients who had received maintenance iron saccharate therapy led to a reduction in serum ferritin levels from a mean of 836 ng/mL to 477 ng/mL and TSAT from 22% to 16%.