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Dantrolene MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dantrolene
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.308.432.555.287
Unique ID
D003620
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003620
Scope Note
Skeletal muscle relaxant that acts by interfering with excitation-contraction coupling in the muscle fiber. It is used in spasticity and other neuromuscular abnormalities. Although the mechanism of action is probably not central, dantrolene is usually grouped with the central muscle relaxants.
Entry Term(s)
Dantrium
Dantrolene Sodium
Pharm Action
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Registry Number
F64QU97QCR
Related Numbers
287M0347EV
7261-97-4
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4-Imidazolidinedione, 1-(((5-(4-nitrophenyl)-2-furanyl)methylene)amino)-
NLM Classification #
QV 140
Previous Indexing
Hydantoins (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
80; was see under HYDANTOINS 1975-79
History Note
80(75); was see under HYDANTOINS 1975-79
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
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