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Descriptor in English: Barbiturates
Descriptor in Spanish: Barbitúricos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Barbitúricos
Descriptor in French: Barbituriques
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.253
Scope note: A class of chemicals derived from barbituric acid or thiobarbituric acid. Many of these are GABA MODULATORS used as HYPNOTICS AND SEDATIVES, as ANESTHETICS, or as ANTICONVULSANTS.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
History Note: /adv eff-pois-tox was BARBITURATE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65
See also the descriptors: Anesthetics, Intravenous MeSH
Anticonvulsants MeSH
Hypnotics and Sedatives MeSH
DeCS UI: 1485
Descriptor UI: D001463
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Barbiturates - Preferred
Concept UI M0002177
Scope note A class of chemicals derived from barbituric acid or thiobarbituric acid. Many of these are GABA MODULATORS used as HYPNOTICS AND SEDATIVES, as ANESTHETICS, or as ANTICONVULSANTS.
Preferred term Barbiturates



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