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Descriptor English: Phenacetin
Descriptor Spanish: Fenacetina
Descriptor Portuguese: Fenacetina
Descriptor French: Phénacétine
Entry term(s): Acetophenetidin
Tree number(s): D02.065.199.092.700
D02.092.146.113.092.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010615
Scope note: A phenylacetamide that was formerly used in ANALGESICS but nephropathy and METHEMOGLOBINEMIA led to its withdrawal from the market. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology,1991, p431)
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: Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Registry Number: ER0CTH01H9
CAS Type 1 Name: Acetamide, N-(4-ethoxyphenyl)-
Public MeSH Note: 65; see ACETOPHENETIDIN 1963-64
History Note: 65(63)
DeCS ID: 27750
Unique ID: D010615
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Phenacetin - Preferred
Concept UI M0016487
Scope note A phenylacetamide that was formerly used in ANALGESICS but nephropathy and METHEMOGLOBINEMIA led to its withdrawal from the market. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology,1991, p431)
Preferred term Phenacetin
Entry term(s) Acetophenetidin



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