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Clofazimine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Clofazimine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.300.704.353
Unique ID
D002991
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002991
Scope Note
A fat-soluble riminophenazine dye used for the treatment of leprosy. It has been used investigationally in combination with other antimycobacterial drugs to treat Mycobacterium avium infections in AIDS patients. Clofazimine also has a marked anti-inflammatory effect and is given to control the leprosy reaction, erythema nodosum leprosum. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1993, p1619)
Entry Term(s)
B-663
G-30,320
Lamprene
N,5-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,5-dihydro-3-((1-methylethyl)imino)-2-phenazinamine
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Leprostatic Agents
Registry Number
D959AE5USF
Related Numbers
2030-63-9
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Phenazinamine, N,5-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,5-dihydro-3-((1-methylethyl)imino)-
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
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