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Descriptor English: Meglumine
Descriptor Spanish: Meglumina
Descriptor Portuguese: Meglumina
Descriptor French: Méglumine
Entry term(s): Methylglucamine
Tree number(s): D02.033.800.813.550
D09.067.342.600
D09.853.813.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008536
Scope note: 1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol. A derivative of sorbitol in which the hydroxyl group in position 1 is replaced by a methylamino group. Often used in conjunction with iodinated organic compounds as contrast medium.
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: Contrast Media
Registry Number: 6HG8UB2MUY
CAS Type 1 Name: D-Glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-
Previous Indexing: Amino Sugars (1971-1976)
Sorbitol (1969-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SORBITOL 1977-90
History Note: 91(77); was see under SORBITOL 1977-90
DeCS ID: 8705
Unique ID: D008536
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/16
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Meglumine - Preferred
Concept UI M0013297
Scope note 1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol. A derivative of sorbitol in which the hydroxyl group in position 1 is replaced by a methylamino group. Often used in conjunction with iodinated organic compounds as contrast medium.
Preferred term Meglumine
Entry term(s) Methylglucamine



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