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Descriptor English: Phytotherapeutic Drugs
Descriptor Spanish: Medicamentos Fitoterápicos
Descriptor medicamentos fitoterápicos
Entry term(s) fármacos fitoterapéuticos
Scope note: Son los obtenidos por un proceso tecnológico adecuado en el que se utilizan sólo vegetales como materia prima, y que tienen finalidad profiláctica, curativa, paliativa o diagnóstica. Se caracterizan por el conocimiento de la eficacia y los riesgos de su uso, así como la reproducibilidad y consistencia de su calidad. No se consideran medicamentos fitoterápicos los que incluyen en su composición sustancias activas aisladas de otras fuentes, o sus asociaciones con extractos de plantas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicamentos Fitoterápicos
Descriptor French: Médicaments Phytothérapeutiques
Entry term(s): Phytotherapic Drugs
Tree number(s): VS2.002.001.005
Scope note: Those drugs obtained by appropriate technical process, using only raw material from vegetables, with prophylactic, curative, palliative or diagnostic purposes. They are characterized by knowledge of the effectiveness and risks of its use, as well as the reproducibility and consistency of its quality. Drugs that include in their composition isolated active substances from any source, or their association with plant extracts are not considered phytotherapeutic.
DeCS ID: 51441
Unique ID: DDCS051441
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Phytotherapeutic Drugs - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061636
Scope note Those drugs obtained by appropriate technical process, using only raw material from vegetables, with prophylactic, curative, palliative or diagnostic purposes. They are characterized by knowledge of the effectiveness and risks of its use, as well as the reproducibility and consistency of its quality. Drugs that include in their composition isolated active substances from any source, or their association with plant extracts are not considered phytotherapeutic.
Preferred term Phytotherapeutic Drugs
Entry term(s) Phytotherapic Drugs



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