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Descriptor English: Barbiturates
Descriptor Spanish: Barbitúricos
Descriptor Portuguese: Barbitúricos
Descriptor French: Barbituriques
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.253
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001463
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: general 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
Public MeSH Note: /adverse effects /poisoning /toxicity were BARBITURATE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65
History Note: /adv eff-pois-tox was BARBITURATE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65
Related: Anesthetics, Intravenous MeSH
Anticonvulsants MeSH
Hypnotics and Sedatives MeSH
DeCS ID: 1485
Unique ID: D001463
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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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