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Descriptor English: Ipecac
Descriptor Spanish: Ipeca
Descriptor ipecacuana
Entry term(s) bejuguillo
jarabe de ipecacuana
Scope note: Jarabe elaborado con los rizomas secos de dos diferentes especies, CEPHAELIS ipecacuanha y C. acuminata. Contienen EMETINA, cefalina, psicotrina y otras ISOQUINOLINAS. Se utiliza mucho como emético, y actúa tanto localmente, en la mucosa gástrica, como centralmente, en la zona reflexógena de los quimiorreceptores.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ipeca
Descriptor French: Ipécacuana
Entry term(s): Ipecac (Syrup)
Ipecac Syrup
Syrup of Ipecac
Tree number(s): D20.215.784.500.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007486
Scope note: A syrup made from the dried rhizomes of two different species, CEPHAELIS ipecacuanha and C. acuminata. They contain EMETINE, cephaeline, psychotrine and other ISOQUINOLINES. Ipecac syrup is used widely as an emetic acting both locally on the gastric mucosa and centrally on the chemoreceptor trigger zone.
Allowable Qualifiers: 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: Emetics
Registry Number: 8012-96-2
CAS Type 1 Name: Ipecac
Public MeSH Note: 99; see IPECAC (SYRUP) 1995-98; see IPECAC 1963-94
History Note: 99(63)
Related: Cephaelis MeSH
Emetine MeSH
Ipecacuanha DeCS
DeCS ID: 7653
Unique ID: D007486
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Ipecac - Preferred
Concept UI M0011696
Scope note A syrup made from the dried rhizomes of two different species, CEPHAELIS ipecacuanha and C. acuminata. They contain EMETINE, cephaeline, psychotrine and other ISOQUINOLINES. Ipecac syrup is used widely as an emetic acting both locally on the gastric mucosa and centrally on the chemoreceptor trigger zone.
Preferred term Ipecac
Entry term(s) Ipecac (Syrup)
Ipecac Syrup
Syrup of Ipecac



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