Descriptor English: Flucytosine
Descriptor Spanish: Flucitosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Flucitosina
Descriptor French: Flucytosine
Entry term(s): 5-Fluorocytosine
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.421.431
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A fluorinated cytosine analog that is used as an antifungal agent.
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: Antifungal Agents
Registry Number: D83282DT06
CAS Type 1 Name: 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-5-fluoro-
Previous Indexing: Antifungal Agents (1966-1971)
Cytosine (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 87; was see under CYTOSINE 1972-86
History Note: 87(72); was see under CYTOSINE 1972-86
DeCS ID: 5570
Unique ID: D005437
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Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Flucytosine - Preferred
Concept UI M0008576
Scope note A fluorinated cytosine analog that is used as an antifungal agent.
Preferred term Flucytosine
Entry term(s) 5-Fluorocytosine
Ancobon - Narrower
Concept UI M0376290
Preferred term Ancobon
Entry term(s) Alcobon

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