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Descriptor English: Medetomidine
Descriptor Spanish: Medetomidina
Descriptor Portuguese: Medetomidina
Descriptor French: Médétomidine
Entry term(s): Hydrochloride, Medetomidine
Levomedetomidine
MPV 785
MPV-785
MPV785
Medetomidine Hydrochloride
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.308.521
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020926
Scope note: An agonist of RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 that is used in veterinary medicine for its analgesic and sedative properties. It is the racemate of DEXMEDETOMIDINE.
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: MR15E85MQM
CAS Type 1 Name: IH-Imidazole, 4(1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl)-
Previous Indexing: Imidazoles (1986-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000; MEDETOMIDINE was indexed under IMIDAZOLES 1986-1999
History Note: 2000; use MEDETOMIDINE (NM) 1986-1999
DeCS ID: 34396
Unique ID: D020926
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Medetomidine - Preferred
Concept UI M0140434
Scope note An agonist of RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 that is used in veterinary medicine for its analgesic and sedative properties. It is the racemate of DEXMEDETOMIDINE.
Preferred term Medetomidine
Entry term(s) Levomedetomidine
MPV-785 - Narrower
Concept UI M0333582
Preferred term MPV-785
Entry term(s) MPV 785
MPV785
Medetomidine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0333581
Preferred term Medetomidine Hydrochloride
Entry term(s) Hydrochloride, Medetomidine



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