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Descriptor English: Barbital
Descriptor Spanish: Barbital
Descriptor Portuguese: Barbital
Descriptor French: Barbital
Entry term(s): Barbitone
Diemal
Diethylmalonylurea
Dormileno
Ethylbarbital
Medinal
Veronal
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.253.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001462
Scope note: A long-acting barbiturate that depresses most metabolic processes at high doses. It is used as a hypnotic and sedative and may induce dependence. Barbital is also used in veterinary practice for central nervous system depression.
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: Hypnotics and Sedatives
GABA Modulators
Registry Number: 5WZ53ENE2P
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5,5-diethyl-
Previous Indexing: Barbiturates (1968-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under BARBITURATES 1976-90
History Note: 91(76); was see under BARBITURATES 1976-90
DeCS ID: 1484
Unique ID: D001462
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/21
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Barbital - Preferred
Concept UI M0002175
Scope note A long-acting barbiturate that depresses most metabolic processes at high doses. It is used as a hypnotic and sedative and may induce dependence. Barbital is also used in veterinary practice for central nervous system depression.
Preferred term Barbital
Entry term(s) Barbitone
Diethylmalonylurea
Ethylbarbital
Dormileno - Narrower
Concept UI M0454557
Preferred term Dormileno
Veronal - Narrower
Concept UI M0372655
Preferred term Veronal
Diemal - Narrower
Concept UI M0372656
Preferred term Diemal
Medinal - Narrower
Concept UI M0002176
Preferred term Medinal



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