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Floxuridine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Floxuridine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.680.852.300.350
D13.570.230.430.432
D13.570.685.852.300.350
Unique ID
D005467
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005467
Annotation
an antiviral & antineoplastic antimetabolite
Scope Note
An antineoplastic antimetabolite that is metabolized to fluorouracil when administered by rapid injection; when administered by slow, continuous, intra-arterial infusion, it is converted to floxuridine monophosphate. It has been used to treat hepatic metastases of gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas and for palliation in malignant neoplasms of the liver and gastrointestinal tract.
Entry Term(s)
5-FUdR
5-Fluorodeoxyuridine
FUdR
Fluorodeoxyuridine
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Registry Number
039LU44I5M
Related Numbers
50-91-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Uridine, 2'-deoxy-5-fluoro-
Public MeSH Note
93; was FLUORODEOXYURIDINE 1963-92; FLOXURIDINE was see FLUORODEOXYURIDINE 1976-92
Online Note
use FLOXURIDINE to search FLUORODEOXYURIDINE 1966-92
History Note
93; was FLUORODEOXYURIDINE 1963-92; FLOXURIDINE was see FLUORODEOXYURIDINE 1976-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Floxuridine Preferred
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