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Descriptor English: Mephenytoin
Descriptor Spanish: Mefenitoína
Descriptor Portuguese: Mefenitoína
Descriptor French: Méphénytoïne
Entry term(s): 5 Ethyl 3 Methyl 5 Phenylhydantoin
5-Ethyl-3-Methyl-5-Phenylhydantoin
Mefenetoin
Mesantoin
Methoin
Methyl Phenetoin
Phenantoin
Phenetoin, Methyl
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.308.432.555.620
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008617
Scope note: An anticonvulsant effective in tonic-clonic epilepsy (EPILEPSY, TONIC-CLONIC). It may cause blood dyscrasias.
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: Anticonvulsants
Registry Number: R420KW629U
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,4-Imidazolidinedione, 5-ethyl-3-methyl-5-phenyl-
Previous Indexing: Hydantoins (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; see HYDANTOINS 1975-90; for PHENANTION use PHENYTOIN 1978-97
History Note: 91(75); see HYDANTOINS 1975-90; for PHENANTION use PHENYTOIN 1978-97
DeCS ID: 8789
Unique ID: D008617
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Mephenytoin - Preferred
Concept UI M0013432
Scope note An anticonvulsant effective in tonic-clonic epilepsy (EPILEPSY, TONIC-CLONIC). It may cause blood dyscrasias.
Preferred term Mephenytoin
Entry term(s) 5 Ethyl 3 Methyl 5 Phenylhydantoin
5-Ethyl-3-Methyl-5-Phenylhydantoin
Mefenetoin
Methoin
Methyl Phenetoin
Phenetoin, Methyl
Phenantoin - Narrower
Concept UI M0353223
Preferred term Phenantoin
Mesantoin - Narrower
Concept UI M0353222
Preferred term Mesantoin



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