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Descriptor English: Doxylamine
Descriptor Spanish: Doxilamina
Descriptor Portuguese: Doxilamina
Descriptor French: Doxylamine
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.259
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004319
Scope note: Histamine H1 antagonist with pronounced sedative properties. It is used in allergies and as an antitussive, antiemetic, and hypnotic. Doxylamine has also been administered in veterinary applications and was formerly used in PARKINSONISM.
Annotation:
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: Antiemetics
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Registry Number: 95QB77JKPL
CAS Type 1 Name: Ethanamine, N,N-dimethyl-2-(1-phenyl-1-(2-pyridinyl)ethoxy)-
Previous Indexing: Antiparkinson Agents (1972)
Pyridines (1972)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PYRIDINES 1972-90
History Note: 91(72); was see under PYRIDINES 1972-90
DeCS ID: 4379
Unique ID: D004319
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Doxylamine - Preferred
Concept UI M0006795
Scope note Histamine H1 antagonist with pronounced sedative properties. It is used in allergies and as an antitussive, antiemetic, and hypnotic. Doxylamine has also been administered in veterinary applications and was formerly used in PARKINSONISM.
Preferred term Doxylamine



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