Descriptor English: Ethionamide
Descriptor Spanish: Etionamida
Descriptor etionamida
Entry term(s) amidazina
Scope note: Agente antituberculoso de segunda línea que inhibe la síntesis del ácido micólico. También puede utilizarse en el tratamiento de la lepra. (Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, p868)
Descriptor Portuguese: Etionamida
Descriptor French: Éthionamide
Entry term(s): Amidazine
Trecator SC
Tree number(s): D03.066.349.220
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A second-line antitubercular agent that inhibits mycolic acid synthesis.
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: Antitubercular Agents
Fatty Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number: OAY8ORS3CQ
CAS Type 1 Name: 4-Pyridinecarbothioamide, 2-ethyl-
Public MeSH Note: 64; was ETHIONIAMIDE 1963
History Note: 64; was ETHIONIAMIDE 1963
DeCS ID: 5092
Unique ID: D005000
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Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Ethionamide - Preferred
Concept UI M0007869
Scope note A second-line antitubercular agent that inhibits mycolic acid synthesis.
Preferred term Ethionamide
Entry term(s) Amidazine
Trecator - Narrower
Concept UI M0352583
Preferred term Trecator
Entry term(s) Trecator SC

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