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Descriptor English: Acetanilides
Descriptor Spanish: Acetanilidas
Descriptor Portuguese: Acetanilidas
Descriptor French: Acétanilides
Entry term(s): Acetylanilines
N-Phenylacetamides
Tree number(s): D02.065.199.092
D02.092.146.113.092
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000083
Scope note: Compounds based on N-phenylacetamide, that are similar in structure to 2-PHENYLACETAMIDES. They are precursors of many other compounds. They were formerly used as ANALGESICS and ANTIPYRETICS, but often caused lethal METHEMOGLOBINEMIA.
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
Public MeSH Note: 79; was ACETANILIDE 1968-78, was ACETANILID 1963-67
Online Note: use ACETANILIDES to search ACETANILIDE 1968-78 & ACETANILID 1966-67
History Note: 79; was ACETANILIDE 1968-78, was ACETANILID 1963-67
Related: Acetanilidum DeCS
Benzeneacetamides MeSH
DeCS ID: 87
Unique ID: D000083
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/23
Acetanilides - Preferred
Concept UI M0000123
Scope note Compounds based on N-phenylacetamide, that are similar in structure to 2-PHENYLACETAMIDES. They are precursors of many other compounds. They were formerly used as ANALGESICS and ANTIPYRETICS, but often caused lethal METHEMOGLOBINEMIA.
Preferred term Acetanilides
Entry term(s) Acetylanilines
N-Phenylacetamides



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