Potassium carbonate

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Identification

Generic Name
Potassium carbonate
DrugBank Accession Number
DB13977
Background

Potassium carbonate (K2CO3) is a white salt, soluble in water (insoluble in ethanol) which forms a strongly alkaline solution. It can be made as the product of potassium hydroxide's absorbent reaction with carbon dioxide. It presents a large capacity to absorb moisture.

Type
Small Molecule
Groups
Approved
Structure
Thumb
Weight
Average: 138.2055
Monoisotopic: 137.912157588
Chemical Formula
CK2O3
Synonyms
  • Carbonate of potash
  • Carbonic acid, dipotassium salt
  • Dipotassium carbonate
  • Kaliumcarbonat
  • Potash, sulfurated
  • Potassium carbonate
  • Potassium carbonate, anhydrous

Pharmacology

Indication

Not Available

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Associated Conditions
Associated Therapies
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Contraindications
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Pharmacodynamics

Not Available

Mechanism of action
Not Available
Absorption

Not Available

Volume of distribution

Not Available

Protein binding

Not Available

Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination

Not Available

Half-life

Not Available

Clearance

Not Available

Adverse Effects
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Toxicity

Not Available

Pathways
Not Available
Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
Not Available

Interactions

Drug Interactions
This information should not be interpreted without the help of a healthcare provider. If you believe you are experiencing an interaction, contact a healthcare provider immediately. The absence of an interaction does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.
DrugInteraction
AcebutololPotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Acebutolol.
AceclofenacPotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Aceclofenac.
AcemetacinPotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Acemetacin.
Acetylsalicylic acidPotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Acetylsalicylic acid.
AlclofenacPotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Alclofenac.
AliskirenPotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Aliskiren.
AmilorideThe risk or severity of hyperkalemia can be increased when Potassium carbonate is combined with Amiloride.
AminophenazonePotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Aminophenazone.
AmiodaronePotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Amiodarone.
AmlodipinePotassium carbonate may increase the hyperkalemic activities of Amlodipine.
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Food Interactions
No interactions found.

Products

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Active Moieties
NameKindUNIICASInChI Key
Carbonate ionionic7UJQ5OPE7D3812-32-6BVKZGUZCCUSVTD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
International/Other Brands
Racol
Over the Counter Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Cleaning-SLiquid0.1 g/100mLTopicalNaro, Inc.2018-01-02Not applicableUS flag
Face-body-SLiquid0.1 g/100mLTopicalNaro, Inc.2018-01-02Not applicableUS flag
Food-SLiquid0.1 g/100mLOral; TopicalNaro, Inc.2018-01-02Not applicableUS flag
Greenfish, Body-SLiquid0.001 1/80mLTopicalKotuku Inc.2016-04-07Not applicableUS flag
Greenfish, Cleaning-SLiquid0.001 1/450mLTopicalKotuku Inc.2016-03-28Not applicableUS flag
Greenfish, Food-SLiquid0.001 1/450mLTopicalKotuku Inc.2016-04-182016-04-18US flag
Moonstar Face and Body MistSpray0.08 g/80mLTopicalNatural Ethics, Inc.2018-02-27Not applicableUS flag
Moonstar Hair MistSpray0.08 g/80mLTopicalNatural Ethics, Inc.2018-03-01Not applicableUS flag
ZeroqLiquid0.1 g/100mLTopicalJISANG Co., Ltd.2020-09-21Not applicableUS flag
ZeroqLiquid0.5 g/500mLTopicalJISANG Co., Ltd.2020-09-21Not applicableUS flag
Unapproved/Other Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Cleaning-SPotassium carbonate (0.1 g/100mL)LiquidTopicalNaro, Inc.2018-01-02Not applicableUS flag
Face-body-SPotassium carbonate (0.1 g/100mL)LiquidTopicalNaro, Inc.2018-01-02Not applicableUS flag
Food-SPotassium carbonate (0.1 g/100mL)LiquidOral; TopicalNaro, Inc.2018-01-02Not applicableUS flag
Greenfish, Body-SPotassium carbonate (0.001 1/80mL)LiquidTopicalKotuku Inc.2016-04-07Not applicableUS flag
Greenfish, Cleaning-SPotassium carbonate (0.001 1/450mL)LiquidTopicalKotuku Inc.2016-03-28Not applicableUS flag
Greenfish, Food-SPotassium carbonate (0.001 1/450mL)LiquidTopicalKotuku Inc.2016-04-182016-04-18US flag
Moonstar Face and Body MistPotassium carbonate (0.08 g/80mL)SprayTopicalNatural Ethics, Inc.2018-02-27Not applicableUS flag
Moonstar Hair MistPotassium carbonate (0.08 g/80mL)SprayTopicalNatural Ethics, Inc.2018-03-01Not applicableUS flag
ZeroqPotassium carbonate (0.1 g/100mL)LiquidTopicalJISANG Co., Ltd.2020-09-21Not applicableUS flag
ZeroqPotassium carbonate (0.5 g/500mL)LiquidTopicalJISANG Co., Ltd.2020-09-21Not applicableUS flag

Categories

Drug Categories
Chemical TaxonomyProvided by Classyfire
Description
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as organic carbonic acids. These are compounds comprising the carbonic acid functional group.
Kingdom
Organic compounds
Super Class
Organic acids and derivatives
Class
Organic carbonic acids and derivatives
Sub Class
Organic carbonic acids
Direct Parent
Organic carbonic acids
Alternative Parents
Carbonate salts / Organic potassium salts / Organic oxides / Hydrocarbon derivatives / Carbonyl compounds
Substituents
Aliphatic acyclic compound / Carbonate salt / Carbonic acid / Carbonyl group / Hydrocarbon derivative / Organic alkali metal salt / Organic oxide / Organic oxygen compound / Organic potassium salt / Organic salt
Molecular Framework
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Not Available
Affected organisms
Not Available

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
BQN1B9B9HA
CAS number
584-08-7
InChI Key
BWHMMNNQKKPAPP-UHFFFAOYSA-L
InChI
InChI=1S/CH2O3.2K/c2-1(3)4;;/h(H2,2,3,4);;/q;2*+1/p-2
IUPAC Name
dipotassium carbonate
SMILES
[K+].[K+].[O-]C([O-])=O

References

General References
Not Available
KEGG Drug
D02038
ChemSpider
10949
RxNav
34300
ChEBI
131526
ChEMBL
CHEMBL2105894
Wikipedia
Potassium_carbonate

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
Not AvailableWithdrawnTreatmentGastro-Oesophageal Reflux1

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
Not Available
Packagers
Not Available
Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
LiquidTopical0.1 g/100mL
LiquidOral; Topical0.1 g/100mL
LiquidTopical0.001 1/80mL
LiquidTopical0.001 1/450mL
SprayTopical0.08 g/80mL
LiquidTopical0.5 g/500mL
OintmentTopical
Prices
Not Available
Patents
Not Available

Properties

State
Solid
Experimental Properties
Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility303.0 mg/mLALOGPS
logP-0.49ALOGPS
logP0.25ChemAxon
logS0.34ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)6.05ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.19 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity31.17 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability3.52 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleNoChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Predicted ADMET Features
Not Available

Spectra

Mass Spec (NIST)
Not Available
Spectra
Not Available

Drug created on January 19, 2018 22:56 / Updated on February 21, 2021 18:54