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Edrophonium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Edrophonium
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.877.674.333
D02.675.276.352
Unique ID
D004491
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004491
Scope Note
A rapid-onset, short-acting cholinesterase inhibitor used in cardiac arrhythmias and in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. It has also been used as an antidote to curare principles.
Entry Term(s)
Edrophonium Bromide
Edrophonium Chloride
Edroponium
Tensilon
Pharm Action
Antidotes
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Registry Number
70FP3JLY7N
Related Numbers
116-38-1
312-48-1
KX008093VW
QO611KSM5P
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzenaminium, N-ethyl-3-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyl-
Public MeSH Note
83; was see under CURARIFORM ANTAGONISTS 1963-69; EDROPHONIUM CHLORIDE was heading 1972-82
Online Note
search CURARIFORM ANTAGONISTS 1966-69; use EDROPHONIUM to search EDROPHONIUM CHLORIDE 1966-82 (as Prov 1966-71)
History Note
83; was see under CURARIFORM ANTAGONISTS 1963-69; EDROPHONIUM CHLORIDE was heading 1964-82 (Prov 1964-71)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Edrophonium Preferred
Edrophonium Chloride Narrower
Tensilon Narrower
Edrophonium Bromide Narrower
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