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Descriptor English: Ritanserin
Descriptor Spanish: Ritanserina
Descriptor Portuguese: Ritanserina
Descriptor French: Ritansérine
Entry term(s): 6-(2-(4-(Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene)-1-piperidinyl)ethyl)-7-methyl-5H-thiazolo(3,2-a)pyrimidin-5-one
R 55667
R-55667
R55667
Ritanserin Hydrochloride
Ritanserin Tartrate
Tree number(s): D03.383.621.840
D03.383.742.698.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016713
Scope note: A selective and potent serotonin-2 antagonist that is effective in the treatment of a variety of syndromes related to anxiety and depression. The drug also improves the subjective quality of sleep and decreases portal pressure.
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: Serotonin Antagonists
Antipsychotic Agents
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Registry Number: 145TFV465S
CAS Type 1 Name: 5H-Thiazolo(3,2-a)pyrimidin-5-one, 6-(2-(4-(bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene)-1-piperidinyl)ethyl)-7-methyl-
Previous Indexing: Histamine H2 Receptor Blockaders (1977-1991)
Piperidines (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92; RITANSERIN was indexed under PIPERIDINES 1985-91
Online Note: use RITANSERIN (NM) to search RITANSERIN 1985-91
History Note: 92; was RITANSERIN (NM) 1985-91
DeCS ID: 29837
Unique ID: D016713
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/02/11
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Ritanserin - Preferred
Concept UI M0025455
Scope note A selective and potent serotonin-2 antagonist that is effective in the treatment of a variety of syndromes related to anxiety and depression. The drug also improves the subjective quality of sleep and decreases portal pressure.
Preferred term Ritanserin
Entry term(s) 6-(2-(4-(Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene)-1-piperidinyl)ethyl)-7-methyl-5H-thiazolo(3,2-a)pyrimidin-5-one
Ritanserin Tartrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0329415
Preferred term Ritanserin Tartrate
R-55667 - Narrower
Concept UI M0372649
Preferred term R-55667
Entry term(s) R 55667
R55667
Ritanserin Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0329416
Preferred term Ritanserin Hydrochloride



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