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Descriptor English: Isosorbide
Descriptor Spanish: Isosorbida
Descriptor Portuguese: Isossorbida
Descriptor French: Isosorbide
Entry term(s): Dianhydrosorbitol
Tree number(s): D02.033.800.813.480
D09.853.813.480
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007547
Scope note: 1,4:3,6-Dianhydro D-glucitol. Chemically inert osmotic diuretic used mainly to treat hydrocephalus; also used in glaucoma.
Annotation: a diuretic
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: Diuretics, Osmotic
Registry Number: WXR179L51S
CAS Type 1 Name: D-Glucitol, 1,4:3,6-dianhydro-
Previous Indexing: Ethers, Cyclic (1974)
Sorbitol (1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SORBITOL 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under SORBITOL 1975-90
DeCS ID: 7715
Unique ID: D007547
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Isosorbide - Preferred
Concept UI M0011786
Scope note 1,4:3,6-Dianhydro D-glucitol. Chemically inert osmotic diuretic used mainly to treat hydrocephalus; also used in glaucoma.
Preferred term Isosorbide
Dianhydrosorbitol - Broader
Concept UI M0011787
Preferred term Dianhydrosorbitol



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