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Descriptor English: Verteporfin
Descriptor Spanish: Verteporfina
Descriptor Portuguese: Verteporfina
Descriptor French: Vertéporfine
Entry term(s): 18-Ethenyl-4,4a-dihydro-3,4-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-4a,8,14,19-tetramethyl-23H,25H-benzo(b)porphine-9,13-dipropanoic acid monomethyl ester
BPD Verteporfin
BPD-MA
Benzoporphyrin Derivative Monoacid Ring A
Verteporphin
Visudyne
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.578.840.500.940
D03.633.400.909.500.940
D04.345.783.500.940
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077362
Scope note: A benzoporphyrin derivative that is used in PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY to treat wet type MACULAR DEGENERATION.
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: Photosensitizing Agents
Registry Number: 0X9PA28K43
Public MeSH Note: 2019; VERTEPORFIN was indexed under PORPHYRINS 1996-2018
History Note: 2019 (1996)
DeCS ID: 57627
Unique ID: D000077362
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Verteporfin - Preferred
Concept UI M0258373
Scope note A benzoporphyrin derivative that is used in PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY to treat wet type MACULAR DEGENERATION.
Preferred term Verteporfin
Entry term(s) 18-Ethenyl-4,4a-dihydro-3,4-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-4a,8,14,19-tetramethyl-23H,25H-benzo(b)porphine-9,13-dipropanoic acid monomethyl ester
BPD Verteporfin
BPD-MA
Benzoporphyrin Derivative Monoacid Ring A
Verteporphin
Visudyne - Narrower
Concept UI M0355013
Preferred term Visudyne



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