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Descriptor English: Sulfamethoxazole
Descriptor Spanish: Sulfametoxazol
Descriptor Portuguese: Sulfametoxazol
Descriptor French: Sulfaméthoxazole
Entry term(s): Gantanol
Sulfamethylisoxazole
Sulfisomezole
Sulphamethoxazole
Tree number(s): D02.065.884.725.867
D02.092.146.807.867
D02.886.590.700.725.867
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013420
Scope note: A bacteriostatic antibacterial agent that interferes with folic acid synthesis in susceptible bacteria. Its broad spectrum of activity has been limited by the development of resistance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p208)
Annotation: a sulfanilamide anti-infective
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: Anti-Infective Agents
Registry Number: JE42381TNV
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-N-(5-methyl-3-isoxazolyl)-
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68(63)
DeCS ID: 13807
Unique ID: D013420
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Sulfamethoxazole - Preferred
Concept UI M0020750
Scope note A bacteriostatic antibacterial agent that interferes with folic acid synthesis in susceptible bacteria. Its broad spectrum of activity has been limited by the development of resistance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p208)
Preferred term Sulfamethoxazole
Entry term(s) Sulfamethylisoxazole
Sulfisomezole
Sulphamethoxazole
Gantanol - Narrower
Concept UI M0392795
Preferred term Gantanol



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