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Descriptor English: Mephobarbital
Descriptor Spanish: Mefobarbital
Descriptor Portuguese: Mefobarbital
Descriptor French: Méthylphénobarbital
Entry term(s): Mebaral
Methylphenobarbital
Methylphenobarbitone
N-Methylphenobarbital
Prominal
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.253.434
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008618
Scope note: A barbiturate that is metabolized to PHENOBARBITAL. It has been used for similar purposes, especially in EPILEPSY, but there is no evidence mephobarbital offers any advantage over PHENOBARBITAL.
Annotation: do not confuse with mephebarbital
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
Hypnotics and Sedatives
GABA Modulators
Registry Number: 5NC67NU76B
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5-ethyl-1-methyl-5-phenyl-
Public MeSH Note: 73; METHYLPHENOBARBITOL was see MEPHOBARBITOL 1973-94
Online Note: use MEPHOBARBITAL to search METHYLPHENOBARBITOL 1973-94
History Note: 73(63); METHYLPHENOBARBITOL was see MEPHOBARBITOL 1973-94
DeCS ID: 8790
Unique ID: D008618
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Mephobarbital - Preferred
Concept UI M0013433
Scope note A barbiturate that is metabolized to PHENOBARBITAL. It has been used for similar purposes, especially in EPILEPSY, but there is no evidence mephobarbital offers any advantage over PHENOBARBITAL.
Preferred term Mephobarbital
Entry term(s) Methylphenobarbital
Methylphenobarbitone
N-Methylphenobarbital
Mebaral - Narrower
Concept UI M0474836
Preferred term Mebaral
Prominal - Narrower
Concept UI M0013434
Preferred term Prominal



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