Search
Descriptor English: Psyllium
Descriptor Spanish: Psyllium
Descriptor Portuguese: Psyllium
Descriptor French: Psyllium
Entry term(s): Gum, Ispaghule
Isogel
Ispaghula
Ispaghule Gum
Metamucil
Plantaglucide
Plantago Seed
Reguval
Seed, Plantago
Tree number(s): D20.215.784.500.720
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011620
Scope note: Dried, ripe seeds of PLANTAGO PSYLLIUM; PLANTAGO INDICA; and PLANTAGO OVATA. Plantain seeds swell in water and are used as demulcents and bulk laxatives.
Annotation: drug only; plant source is PLANTAGO
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
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: Cathartics
Registry Number: 8063-16-9
CAS Type 1 Name: Psyllium gum
History Note: was in Cat B & D 1963-77
DeCS ID: 12056
Unique ID: D011620
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/15
Psyllium - Preferred
Concept UI M0018067
Scope note Dried, ripe seeds of PLANTAGO PSYLLIUM; PLANTAGO INDICA; and PLANTAGO OVATA. Plantain seeds swell in water and are used as demulcents and bulk laxatives.
Preferred term Psyllium
Metamucil - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018065
Preferred term Metamucil
Plantaglucide - Narrower
Concept UI M0018066
Preferred term Plantaglucide
Ispaghule Gum - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018069
Preferred term Ispaghule Gum
Entry term(s) Gum, Ispaghule
Plantago Seed - Broader
Concept UI M0018070
Preferred term Plantago Seed
Entry term(s) Seed, Plantago
Ispaghula - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018071
Preferred term Ispaghula
Isogel - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018064
Preferred term Isogel
Reguval - Narrower
Concept UI M0018068
Preferred term Reguval



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey