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Descriptor English: Diethylstilbestrol
Descriptor Spanish: Dietilestilbestrol
Descriptor Portuguese: Dietilestilbestrol
Descriptor French: Diéthylstilbestrol
Entry term(s): Agostilben
Apstil
Diethylstilbestrol, (Z)-Isomer
Diethylstilbestrol, Disodium Salt
Distilbène
Estrogen, Stilbene
Stilbene Estrogen
Stilbestrol
Tampovagan
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.150.700.725.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004054
Scope note: A synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. It was also used formerly as a growth promoter in animals. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed)
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: Carcinogens
Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
Registry Number: 731DCA35BT
CAS Type 1 Name: Phenol, 4,4'-(1,2-diethyl-1,2-ethenediyl)bis-, (E)-
Entry Version: DES
DeCS ID: 4089
Unique ID: D004054
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Diethylstilbestrol - Preferred
Concept UI M0006357
Scope note A synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. It was also used formerly as a growth promoter in animals. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed)
Preferred term Diethylstilbestrol
Entry term(s) Estrogen, Stilbene
Stilbene Estrogen
Apstil - Narrower
Concept UI M0485065
Preferred term Apstil
Tampovagan - Narrower
Concept UI M0485066
Preferred term Tampovagan
Diethylstilbestrol, Disodium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0331233
Preferred term Diethylstilbestrol, Disodium Salt
Distilbène - Narrower
Concept UI M0485064
Preferred term Distilbène
Agostilben - Narrower
Concept UI M0006358
Preferred term Agostilben
Diethylstilbestrol, (Z)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0331232
Preferred term Diethylstilbestrol, (Z)-Isomer
Stilbestrol - Narrower
Concept UI M000650122
Preferred term Stilbestrol



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