Formula

C6H4CO,So2,NH. Synonyms. - Saccharin, Benzol-Sulphonic-imide.

Source

Gluside is obtained from toluene, a coal-tar derivative.

It is in the form of a light white crystalline powder, with a decidedly sweet taste.

Therapeutic Uses

Gluside is used as a sweetening agent to cover the taste of nauseous medicines. It is also antiseptic and is administered in diabetes, and other diseases where sugar is contra-indicated. In alcoholic solutions it has a very decided action on the bacteria of the oral cavity, as stated by Dr. Miller.

Dose

Gr. ss to ij or more.