In English | En español
Questions About Cancer? 1-800-4-CANCER

NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

maltodextrin 
An oligosaccharide derived from starch that is used as a food additive and as a carbohydrate supplement. As a supplement, maltodextrin is used to provide and sustain energy levels during endurance-oriented workouts or sports, to help build muscle mass and support weight gain. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand names:Dextri-Maltose
Glucidex
Glucodry
Maldex
Maldrin