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Descriptor English: Methylthiouracil
Descriptor Spanish: Metiltiouracilo
Descriptor Portuguese: Metiltiouracila
Descriptor French: Méthylthiouracile
Entry term(s): 4-Methyl-2-thiouracil
Alkiron
Metacil
Thimecil
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.875.842.455
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008779
Scope note: A thiourea antithyroid agent that inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormone. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
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: Antithyroid Agents
Registry Number: QW24888U5F
CAS Type 1 Name: 4(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 2,3-dihydro-6-methyl-2-thioxo-
DeCS ID: 8966
Unique ID: D008779
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Methylthiouracil - Preferred
Concept UI M0013669
Scope note A thiourea antithyroid agent that inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormone. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Preferred term Methylthiouracil
Entry term(s) 4-Methyl-2-thiouracil
Alkiron
Thimecil - Narrower
Concept UI M0474837
Preferred term Thimecil
Metacil - Narrower
Concept UI M0373101
Preferred term Metacil



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