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Descriptor English: Acarbose
Descriptor Spanish: Acarbosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Acarbose
Descriptor French: Acarbose
Entry term(s): Bay g 5421
Glucobay
Glucor
Glumida
Prandase
Precose
Tree number(s): D09.698.629.802.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020909
Scope note: An inhibitor of ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASES that retards the digestion and absorption of DIETARY CARBOHYDRATES in the SMALL INTESTINE.
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: Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors
Registry Number: T58MSI464G
CAS Type 1 Name: D-glucose, O-4,6-dideoxy-4-(((1S-(1 alpha,4 alpha,5 beta,6 alpha))-4,5,6-trihydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)amino)-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyr anosyl-(1-4)-
Previous Indexing: Cyclohexanols (1979-1981)
Polysaccharides, Bacterial (1978-1979)
Trisaccharides (1980-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000; ACARBOSE was indexed under TRISACCHARIDES 1980-1999, CYCLOHEXANOLS 1979-1981, & POLYSACCHARIDES 1978-1979
History Note: 2000; use ACARBOSE (NM) 1979-1999
DeCS ID: 34458
Unique ID: D020909
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: 2017/01/17
Acarbose - Preferred
Concept UI M0070912
Scope note An inhibitor of ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASES that retards the digestion and absorption of DIETARY CARBOHYDRATES in the SMALL INTESTINE.
Preferred term Acarbose
Glumida - Narrower
Concept UI M0458723
Preferred term Glumida
Glucobay - Narrower
Concept UI M000623491
Preferred term Glucobay
Glucor - Narrower
Concept UI M000623492
Preferred term Glucor
Bay g 5421 - Narrower
Concept UI M0070909
Preferred term Bay g 5421
Prandase - Narrower
Concept UI M000623493
Preferred term Prandase
Precose - Narrower
Concept UI M0431249
Preferred term Precose



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