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Descriptor English: Triparanol
Descriptor Spanish: Triparanol
Descriptor Portuguese: Triparanol
Descriptor French: Triparanol
Entry term(s): MER 29
MER-29
MER29
Metasqualene
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014308
Scope note: Antilipemic agent with high ophthalmic toxicity. According to Merck Index, 11th ed, the compound was withdrawn from the market in 1962 because of its association with the formation of irreversible cataracts.
Annotation:
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: Hypolipidemic Agents
Registry Number: 63S8C3RXGS
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzeneethanol, 4-chloro-alpha-(4-(2-(diethylamino)ethoxy)phenyl)-alpha-(4-methylphenyl)-
Public MeSH Note: 64
History Note: 64(63)
DeCS ID: 14709
Unique ID: D014308
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Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Triparanol - Preferred
Concept UI M0022011
Scope note Antilipemic agent with high ophthalmic toxicity. According to Merck Index, 11th ed, the compound was withdrawn from the market in 1962 because of its association with the formation of irreversible cataracts.
Preferred term Triparanol
Metasqualene - Narrower
Concept UI M0351859
Preferred term Metasqualene
MER-29 - Narrower
Concept UI M0351860
Preferred term MER-29
Entry term(s) MER 29
MER29



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