Search Results for: absorption


The process of taking nutrients from the digestive system into the blood so they can be used in the body. … [Read more...]

malabsorption syndrome

A group of symptoms such as gas, bloating, abdominal pain, and diarrhea resulting from the body's inability to properly absorb nutrients. … [Read more...]

metformin hydrochloride

The hydrochloride salt of the biguanide metformin with antihyperglycemic activity. Metformin decreases hepatic gluconeogenesis and intestinal absorption of … [Read more...]

oligofructose-enriched inulin

A mixture of non-digestible carbohydrates, containing the fermentable plant fructans oligosaccharide and inulin, with potential prebiotic activity. Resisting … [Read more...]

oral microencapsulated diindolylmethane

An orally bioavailable microencapsulated formulation of diindolylmethane, an indole phytonutrient found in cruciferous vegetables, with estrogen-modulating, … [Read more...]


A benzoic acid derivative with antihyperuricemic property. Probenecid competitively inhibits the active reabsorption of urate at the proximal tubule in the … [Read more...]


A naturally occurring alcohol found in fruits and vegetables and used as an osmotic diuretic. Mannitol is freely filtered by the glomerulus and poorly … [Read more...]


A synthetic physiologically-active analog of vitamin D, specifically the vitamin D3 form. Calcitriol regulates calcium in vivo by promoting absorption in the … [Read more...]

celiac disease

A digestive disease that is caused by an immune response to a protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, rye, barley, and oats. Celiac disease damages the … [Read more...]

calcium glucarate

The orally bioavailable calcium salt of glucaric acid, a natural substance found in many fruits and vegetables, with potential chemopreventive activity. After … [Read more...]