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Descriptor English: Rifabutin
Descriptor Spanish: Rifabutina
Descriptor Portuguese: Rifabutina
Descriptor French: Rifabutine
Entry term(s): Alfacid
Ansamycin
Ansatipin
Ansatipine
LM 427
LM-427
LM427
Mycobutin
Rifabutine
Tree number(s): D03.633.400.811.650
D04.345.295.750.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017828
Scope note: A broad-spectrum antibiotic that is being used as prophylaxis against disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection in HIV-positive patients.
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: Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antibiotics, Antitubercular
Registry Number: 1W306TDA6S
CAS Type 1 Name: Rifamycin XIV, 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxo-
Previous Indexing: Rifamycins (1981-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; RIFABUTINE was indexed under RIFAMYCINS 1981-93
Online Note: use RIFABUTIN (NM) to search RIFABUTINE 1981-93
History Note: 94; was RIFABUTINE (NM) 1981-93
DeCS ID: 31068
Unique ID: D017828
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Rifabutin - Preferred
Concept UI M0026934
Scope note A broad-spectrum antibiotic that is being used as prophylaxis against disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection in HIV-positive patients.
Preferred term Rifabutin
Entry term(s) Ansamycin
Rifabutine
Mycobutin - Narrower
Concept UI M0354269
Preferred term Mycobutin
Entry term(s) Ansatipine
LM-427 - Narrower
Concept UI M0354268
Preferred term LM-427
Entry term(s) LM 427
LM427
Alfacid - Narrower
Concept UI M0475036
Preferred term Alfacid
Ansatipin - Narrower
Concept UI M0475037
Preferred term Ansatipin



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