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Cortisone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cortisone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.745.183
D06.472.040.585.478.195
Unique ID
D003348
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003348
Scope Note
A naturally occurring glucocorticoid that has been used in replacement therapy for ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY and as an anti-inflammatory agent. Cortisone itself is inactive; it is converted in the liver to the active metabolite HYDROCORTISONE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p726)
Entry Term(s)
17-Hydroxy-3,11,20-trioxopregn-4-en-21-yl acetate
Adreson
Cortisone Acetate
Cortone Acetate
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Registry Number
V27W9254FZ
Related Numbers
29253-51-8
50-04-4
53-06-5
883WKN7W8X
CAS Type 1 Name
Pregn-4-ene-3,11,20-trione, 17,21-dihydroxy-
NLM Classification #
WK 755
Public MeSH Note
/adverse effects /poisoning /toxicity were CORTISONE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65; /therapeutic use was CORTISONE, THERAPEUTIC 1965
History Note
/adv eff-pois-tox was CORTISONE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65; /ther use was CORTISONE, THERAPEUTIC 1965
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/04/09
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