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Dimethyl Fumarate MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dimethyl Fumarate
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.337.302.500
Unique ID
D000069462
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069462
Scope Note
A fumarate derivative that is used as a DERMATOLOGIC AGENT in the treatment of PSORIASIS and SKIN DISEASES. It also may be used as an IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENT in the treatment of MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
Entry Term(s)
2-butenedioic acid, (2E)-, dimethyl ester
BG 00012
BG 12 compound
BG-00012
BG-12 compound
BG00012
BG12 compound
Dimethylfumarate
FAG 201
FAG-201
FAG201
Fumaderm
Tecfidera
Pharm Action
Dermatologic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Registry Number
FO2303MNI2
Related Numbers
624-49-7
Public MeSH Note
2016; DIMETHYL FUMARATE was indexed under FUMARATES 1988-2015
History Note
2016 (1988)
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/01
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Dimethyl Fumarate Preferred
BG 00012 Narrower
Tecfidera Narrower
FAG 201 Narrower
Fumaderm Narrower
BG 12 compound Narrower
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