Descriptor in English: Cathartics
Descriptor in Spanish: Catárticos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Catárticos
Descriptor in French: Cathartiques
Entry term(s): Bowel Evacuants
Bowel Preparation Solutions
Evacuants, Bowel
Preparation Solutions, Bowel
Solutions, Bowel Preparation
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.483.396
Scope note: Agents that are used to stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
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
TU therapeutic use
DeCS UI: 2443
Descriptor UI: D002400
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Cathartics - Preferred
Concept UI M0003655
Scope note Agents that are used to stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
Preferred term Cathartics
Entry term(s) Bowel Evacuants
Evacuants, Bowel
Bowel Preparation Solutions - Narrower
Concept UI M0545747
Preferred term Bowel Preparation Solutions
Entry term(s) Preparation Solutions, Bowel
Solutions, Bowel Preparation

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