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    Invert Sugar

    Information about Invert Sugar

    Invert sugar uses

    Invert Sugar is used in Preservation of the medicinal products.

    How invert sugar works

    Invert sugar belongs to a class of medications called as sweeteners. It is a mixture of equal parts of d-glucose and d-fructose produced by hydrolysis/inversion of sucrose. Invert Sugar is about 1.25 times sweeter than regular sugar and 1.7 times that of glucose which aids in enhancing the flavor of cough syrups and masking the bitterness of the medicines.

    Common side effects of invert sugar

    Increased glucose level in blood, Increase in body weight

    Available Medicine for Invert Sugar

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Invert Sugar

    • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes as invert sugar increases blood glucose levels.
    • Take precautions to maintain adequate oral hygiene as invert sugar is known to promote tooth decay.
    • Do not take if allergic to Invert sugar or any of its ingredients.


    Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)