Description

Simple

Clinical

Overview

Caprylic acid is an eight-carbon chain fatty acid, also known systematically as octanoic acid. It is found naturally in coconuts and breast milk. It is an oily liquid with a slightly unpleasant rancid-like smell that is minimally soluble in water.

Pharmacology

Indication

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Pharmacodynamic

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Mechanism of action

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Absorption

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Protein binding

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Volume of distribution

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Clearance

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Half life

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Route of elimination

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Toxicity

Oral rat LD50: 10080 mg/kg. Intravenous mouse LD50: 600 mg/kg. Skin rabbit LD50: over 5000 mg/kg.

Adverse Effects

Contraindications

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Food Interactions

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Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)
Acyclovir
The excretion of Acyclovir can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Adefovir dipivoxil
The excretion of Adefovir dipivoxil can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Allopurinol
The excretion of Allopurinol can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Alprostadil
The excretion of Alprostadil can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Aminohippuric acid
The excretion of Aminohippuric acid can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Avibactam
The excretion of Avibactam can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Baricitinib
The excretion of Baricitinib can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Benzylpenicillin
The excretion of Benzylpenicillin can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Bumetanide
The excretion of Bumetanide can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Captopril
The excretion of Captopril can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cefacetrile
The excretion of Cefacetrile can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cefaclor
The excretion of Cefaclor can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cefaloridine
The excretion of Cefaloridine can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cefazolin
The excretion of Cefazolin can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cefdinir
The excretion of Cefdinir can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cefotiam
The excretion of Cefotiam can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Ceftibuten
The excretion of Ceftibuten can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Ceftizoxime
The excretion of Ceftizoxime can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cephalexin
The excretion of Cephalexin can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.
Cholic Acid
The excretion of Cholic Acid can be decreased when combined with Caprylic acid.