Mucoproteins

Conjugated proteins in which mucopolysaccharides are combined with proteins. The mucopolysaccharide moiety is the predominant group with the protein making up only a small percentage of the total weight.
DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB09349Gastric intrinsic factorIntrinsic factor is not currently available in any FDA or Health Canada approved products. However, it is currently in the marketed (but unapproved) product Hematogen in combination with cyanocobalamin (synthetic Vitamin B12), ferrous fumarate, and ascorbic acid for the treatment of anemias responsive to oral iron therapy.
DB13257Ferrous sulfate anhydrousFor the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia [L2252].