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Descriptor in English: Phenolphthalein
Descriptor in Spanish: Fenolftaleína
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fenolftaleína
Descriptor in French: Phénolphtaléine
Entry term(s): Ap-La-Day
Ex-Lax
Feen-A-Mint
Laxatone
Laxettes
Modane
Thalinol
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.657.625.555
Scope note: An acid-base indicator which is colorless in acid solution, but turns pink to red as the solution becomes alkaline. It is used medicinally as a cathartic.
Annotation: PHENOLPHTHALEINS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
History Note: 99; use PHENOLPHTHALEIN (NM) 1983-98
DeCS UI: 33813
Descriptor UI: D020113
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Phenolphthalein - Preferred
Concept UI M0029852
Scope note An acid-base indicator which is colorless in acid solution, but turns pink to red as the solution becomes alkaline. It is used medicinally as a cathartic.
Preferred term Phenolphthalein
Ex-Lax - Narrower
Concept UI M0474413
Preferred term Ex-Lax
Feen-A-Mint - Narrower
Concept UI M0474414
Preferred term Feen-A-Mint
Modane - Narrower
Concept UI M0029851
Preferred term Modane
Thalinol - Narrower
Concept UI M0474416
Preferred term Thalinol
Ap-La-Day - Narrower
Concept UI M0474412
Preferred term Ap-La-Day
Laxatone - Narrower
Concept UI M0474415
Preferred term Laxatone
Entry term(s) Laxettes



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