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Copper gluconate

Copper gluconate
Systematic (IUPAC) name
Copper(II) gluconate
CAS number 527-09-3
ATC code V03AB20
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Chemical data
Formula C12H22CuO14
Mol. mass 453.8
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes Oral

Copper gluconate is the copper salt of D-gluconic acid.


  • Dietary supplement -- metabolizable copper to treat copper deficiency.
  • Used to treat acne vulgaris, common cold, hypertension, premature labor, Leishmaniasis, visceral postoperative complications.
  • Ingredient of Retsyn.

Side effects

Toxic in large amounts. Side effects from too much copper gluconate may include breathing problems, chest pain, stomach upset, and rash or hives.

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