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Descriptor English: Drug Residues
Descriptor Spanish: Residuos de Medicamentos
Descriptor Portuguese: Resíduos de Drogas
Descriptor French: Résidus de médicaments
Entry term(s): Drug Residue
Residue, Drug
Residues, Drug
Tree number(s): N06.850.460.200.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004350
Scope note: Drugs and their metabolites which are found in the edible tissues and milk of animals after their medication with specific drugs. This term can also apply to drugs found in adipose tissue of humans after drug treatment.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
Previous Indexing: Drugs (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
Related: Pesticide Residues MeSH
DeCS ID: 22883
Unique ID: D004350
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/05/04
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Drug Residues - Preferred
Concept UI M0006839
Scope note Drugs and their metabolites which are found in the edible tissues and milk of animals after their medication with specific drugs. This term can also apply to drugs found in adipose tissue of humans after drug treatment.
Preferred term Drug Residues
Entry term(s) Drug Residue
Residue, Drug
Residues, Drug



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