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Ipecac MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ipecac
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.784.500.450
Unique ID
D007486
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007486
Scope Note
A syrup made from the dried rhizomes of two different species, CEPHAELIS ipecacuanha and C. acuminata. They contain EMETINE, cephaeline, psychotrine and other ISOQUINOLINES. Ipecac syrup is used widely as an emetic acting both locally on the gastric mucosa and centrally on the chemoreceptor trigger zone.
Entry Term(s)
Ipecac (Syrup)
Syrup of Ipecac
Pharm Action
Emetics
Registry Number
8012-96-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Ipecac
NLM Classification #
QV 73
See Also
Cephaelis
Emetine
Public MeSH Note
99; see IPECAC (SYRUP) 1995-98; see IPECAC 1963-94
History Note
99(63)
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
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