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Descriptor English: Tetrabenazine
Descriptor Spanish: Tetrabenazina
Descriptor Portuguese: Tetrabenazina
Descriptor French: Tétrabénazine
Entry term(s): Nitoman
Xenazine
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.834.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013747
Scope note: A drug formerly used as an antipsychotic and treatment of various movement disorders. Tetrabenazine blocks neurotransmitter uptake into adrenergic storage vesicles and has been used as a high affinity label for the vesicle transport system.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
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CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
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UR urine
Pharm Action: Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number: Z9O08YRN8O
CAS Type 1 Name: 2H-Benzo(a)quinolizin-2-one, 1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-
DeCS ID: 14127
Unique ID: D013747
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Tetrabenazine - Preferred
Concept UI M0021208
Scope note A drug formerly used as an antipsychotic and treatment of various movement disorders. Tetrabenazine blocks neurotransmitter uptake into adrenergic storage vesicles and has been used as a high affinity label for the vesicle transport system.
Preferred term Tetrabenazine
Nitoman - Narrower
Concept UI M0476241
Preferred term Nitoman
Xenazine - Narrower
Concept UI M0476242
Preferred term Xenazine



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