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Descriptor English: Nitrofurazone
Descriptor Spanish: Nitrofurazona
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitrofurazona
Descriptor French: Nitrofural
Entry term(s): Furacilin
Furacillin
Furacin
Nitrofural
Nitrofurazone, Calcium (2:1) Salt
Tree number(s): D02.640.600.691
D03.383.312.649.691
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009583
Scope note: A topical anti-infective agent effective against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. It is used for superficial WOUNDS AND INJURIES and skin infections. Nitrofurazone has also been administered orally in the treatment of TRYPANOSOMIASIS.
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: Anti-Infective Agents
Registry Number: X8XI70B5Z6
CAS Type 1 Name: Hydrazinecarboxamide, 2-((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)-
DeCS ID: 9768
Unique ID: D009583
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Nitrofurazone - Preferred
Concept UI M0014896
Scope note A topical anti-infective agent effective against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. It is used for superficial WOUNDS AND INJURIES and skin infections. Nitrofurazone has also been administered orally in the treatment of TRYPANOSOMIASIS.
Preferred term Nitrofurazone
Entry term(s) Nitrofural
Furacin - Narrower
Concept UI M0352071
Preferred term Furacin
Nitrofurazone, Calcium (2:1) Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0329962
Preferred term Nitrofurazone, Calcium (2:1) Salt
Furacilin - Narrower
Concept UI M0352072
Preferred term Furacilin
Entry term(s) Furacillin



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