Descriptor English: Pilocarpine
Descriptor Spanish: Pilocarpina
Descriptor pilocarpina
Scope note: Agonista muscarínico que se hidroliza lentamente sin efectos nicotínicos. la pilocarpina se utiliza como miótico y en el tratamiento del glaucoma.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pilocarpina
Descriptor French: Pilocarpine
Entry term(s): Hydrochloride, Pilocarpine
Nitrate, Pilocarpine
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Pilocarpine Mononitrate, (3S-cis)-Isomer
Pilocarpine Nitrate
Pilocarpine, Monohydrochloride, (3S-cis)-Isomer
Tree number(s): D03.132.672
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A slowly hydrolyzed muscarinic agonist with no nicotinic effects. Pilocarpine is used as a miotic and in the treatment of glaucoma.
Annotation: /biosyn permitted if by plant
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
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: Miotics
Muscarinic Agonists
Agonistas Muscarínicos
Agonistas Muscarínicos
Agonistes muscariniques
agonistas muscarínicos
Registry Number: 01MI4Q9DI3
CAS Type 1 Name: 2(3H)-Furanone, 3-ethyldihydro-4-((1-methyl-1H-imidazol-5-yl)methyl)-, (3S-cis)-
DeCS ID: 11295
Unique ID: D010862
NLM Classification: QV 122
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Pilocarpine - Preferred
Concept UI M0016860
Scope note A slowly hydrolyzed muscarinic agonist with no nicotinic effects. Pilocarpine is used as a miotic and in the treatment of glaucoma.
Preferred term Pilocarpine
Isoptocarpine - Narrower
Concept UI M0016858
Preferred term Isoptocarpine
Salagen - Narrower
Concept UI M0016862
Preferred term Salagen
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0331262
Preferred term Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Entry term(s) Hydrochloride, Pilocarpine
Pilocarpine, Monohydrochloride, (3S-cis)-Isomer
Pilocarpine Nitrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0331261
Preferred term Pilocarpine Nitrate
Entry term(s) Nitrate, Pilocarpine
Pilocarpine Mononitrate, (3S-cis)-Isomer
Isopilocarpine - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016857
Preferred term Isopilocarpine
Ocusert - Narrower
Concept UI M0016859
Preferred term Ocusert

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