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Descriptor English: Pentoxyl
Descriptor Spanish: Pentoxil (Uracilo)
Descriptor Portuguese: Pentoxil (Uracila)
Descriptor French: Pentoxyl
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.875.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010432
Scope note: 5-Hydroxymethyl-6-methyl- 2,4-(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione. Uracil derivative used in combination with toxic antibiotics to lessen their toxicity; also to stimulate leukopoiesis and immunity. Synonyms: pentoksil; hydroxymethylmethyluracil.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 7LCS1FW4JV
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-(hydroxymethyl)-6-methyl-
Previous Indexing: Uracil (1966-1974) /AA (1975-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under URACIL 1980-90
History Note: 91(80); was see under URACIL 1980-90
DeCS ID: 10626
Unique ID: D010432
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/03/02
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Pentoxyl - Preferred
Concept UI M0016202
Scope note 5-Hydroxymethyl-6-methyl- 2,4-(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione. Uracil derivative used in combination with toxic antibiotics to lessen their toxicity; also to stimulate leukopoiesis and immunity. Synonyms: pentoksil; hydroxymethylmethyluracil.
Preferred term Pentoxyl



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