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Icodextrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Icodextrin
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.562.622
D09.698.365.399
Unique ID
D000077607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077607
Scope Note
A glucan that is structurally related to maltodextrin, with more than 85% of its molecules having molecular weights between 1640 and 45 000 Daltons (Da), and a weight-average molecular weight of about 20 000 Da; it is used in dialysis fluids as an alternative to glucose-based solutions, and to reduce adhesions after gynecological or abdominal surgery. It has also been used as a vehicle for drugs given via the peritoneal cavity.
Entry Term(s)
Extraneal
Icodial
Pharm Action
Dialysis Solutions
Registry Number
2NX48Z0A9G
Public MeSH Note
2019; ICODEXTRIN was indexed under GLUCANS and GLUCOSE 1997-2018
History Note
2019 (1997)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/04/09
Icodextrin Preferred
Extraneal Narrower
Icodial Narrower
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