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Descriptor English: Dexmedetomidine
Descriptor Spanish: Dexmedetomidina
Descriptor Portuguese: Dexmedetomidina
Descriptor French: Dexmédétomidine
Entry term(s): Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride
Hydrochloride, Dexmedetomidine
MPV 1440
MPV-1440
MPV1440
Precedex
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.308.245
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020927
Scope note: A imidazole derivative that is an agonist of ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 RECEPTORS. It is closely-related to MEDETOMIDINE, which is the racemic form of this compound.
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
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number: 67VB76HONO
CAS Type 1 Name: 1H-Imidazole, 4-(1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl)-, (R)-
Previous Indexing: Imidazoles (1990-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000; MEDETOMIDINE (now DEXMEDETOMIDINE) was indexed under IMIDAZOLES 1990-1999
History Note: 2000; use DEXMEDETOMIDINE (NM) 1990-1999
DeCS ID: 34395
Unique ID: D020927
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/09
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Dexmedetomidine - Preferred
Concept UI M0140432
Scope note A imidazole derivative that is an agonist of ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 RECEPTORS. It is closely-related to MEDETOMIDINE, which is the racemic form of this compound.
Preferred term Dexmedetomidine
MPV-1440 - Narrower
Concept UI M0332428
Preferred term MPV-1440
Entry term(s) MPV 1440
MPV1440
Precedex - Narrower
Concept UI M0544029
Preferred term Precedex
Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0332427
Preferred term Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride
Entry term(s) Hydrochloride, Dexmedetomidine



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