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Descriptor in English: Carbadox
Descriptor in Spanish: Carbadox
Descriptor in Portuguese: Carbadox
Descriptor in French: Carbadox
Entry term(s): Fortrigo
Getroxel
Mecadox
Tree number(s): D02.241.081.251.140
D03.633.100.857.140
Scope note: An antibacterial agent that has been used in veterinary practice for treating swine dysentery and enteritis and for promoting growth. However, its use has been prohibited in the UK following reports of carcinogenicity and mutagenicity. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p125)
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
History Note: 91(75); was see under QUINOXALINES 1975-90
DeCS UI: 2253
Descriptor UI: D002218
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Carbadox - Preferred
Concept UI M0003326
Scope note An antibacterial agent that has been used in veterinary practice for treating swine dysentery and enteritis and for promoting growth. However, its use has been prohibited in the UK following reports of carcinogenicity and mutagenicity. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p125)
Preferred term Carbadox
Getroxel - Narrower
Concept UI M0351478
Preferred term Getroxel
Mecadox - Narrower
Concept UI M0351477
Preferred term Mecadox
Fortrigo - Narrower
Concept UI M0351479
Preferred term Fortrigo



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