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Descriptor English: Renal Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Fármacos Renales
Descriptor Portuguese: Fármacos Renais
Descriptor French: Agents rénaux
Entry term(s): Agents, Renal
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.613
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012076
Scope note: Drugs used for their effects on the kidneys' regulation of body fluid composition and volume. The most commonly used are the diuretics. Also included are drugs used for their antidiuretic and uricosuric actions, for their effects on the kidneys' clearance of other drugs, and for diagnosis of renal function.
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96; was NON MESH 1975-95
DeCS ID: 12497
Unique ID: D012076
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Renal Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0018768
Scope note Drugs used for their effects on the kidneys' regulation of body fluid composition and volume. The most commonly used are the diuretics. Also included are drugs used for their antidiuretic and uricosuric actions, for their effects on the kidneys' clearance of other drugs, and for diagnosis of renal function.
Preferred term Renal Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Renal



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