Descriptor English: Chloral Hydrate
Descriptor Spanish: Hidrato de Cloral
Descriptor Portuguese: Hidrato de Cloral
Descriptor French: Hydrate de chloral
Entry term(s): Hydrate, Chloral
Tree number(s): D02.033.455.250.130
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A hypnotic and sedative used in the treatment of INSOMNIA.
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
Pharm Action: Hypnotics and Sedatives
Registry Number: 418M5916WG
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,1-Ethanediol, 2,2,2-trichloro-
DeCS ID: 2743
Unique ID: D002697
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Chloral Hydrate - Preferred
Concept UI M0004114
Scope note A hypnotic and sedative used in the treatment of INSOMNIA.
Preferred term Chloral Hydrate
Entry term(s) Hydrate, Chloral
Noctec - Narrower
Concept UI M0004115
Preferred term Noctec

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