Descriptor English: Phenylephrine
Descriptor Spanish: Fenilefrina
Descriptor fenilefrina
Scope note: Agonista adrenérgico alfa utilizado como midriático, descongestionante nasal y agente cardiotónico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fenilefrina
Descriptor French: Phényléphrine
Entry term(s): (R)-3-Hydroxy-alpha-((methylamino)methyl)benzenemethanol
Neo Synephrine
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
Phenylephrine Tannate
Tannate, Phenylephrine
Tree number(s): D02.
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An alpha-1 adrenergic agonist used as a mydriatic, nasal decongestant, and cardiotonic agent.
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
Pharm Action: Cardiotonic Agents
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Nasal Decongestants
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number: 1WS297W6MV
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzenemethanol, 3-hydroxy-alpha-((methylamino)methyl)-, (R)-
Public MeSH Note: METASYMPATOL was see PHENYLEPHRINE 1975-91
Online Note: use PHENYLEPHRINE to search METASYMPATOL 1975-91
History Note: METASYMPATOL was see PHENYLEPHRINE 1975-91
DeCS ID: 10849
Unique ID: D010656
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Phenylephrine - Preferred
Concept UI M0016556
Scope note An alpha-1 adrenergic agonist used as a mydriatic, nasal decongestant, and cardiotonic agent.
Preferred term Phenylephrine
Entry term(s) (R)-3-Hydroxy-alpha-((methylamino)methyl)benzenemethanol
Metasympatol - Narrower
Concept UI M0016560
Preferred term Metasympatol
Mezaton - Narrower
Concept UI M0016561
Preferred term Mezaton
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0016557
Preferred term Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
Phenylephrine Tannate - Narrower
Concept UI M0423770
Preferred term Phenylephrine Tannate
Entry term(s) Tannate, Phenylephrine
Metaoxedrin - Narrower
Concept UI M0016559
Preferred term Metaoxedrin
Neo-Synephrine - Narrower
Concept UI M0016558
Preferred term Neo-Synephrine
Entry term(s) Neo Synephrine

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