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Mecamylamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Mecamylamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.100.080.550.500
D04.075.080.500.500
Unique ID
D008464
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008464
Scope Note
A nicotinic antagonist that is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and crosses the blood-brain barrier. Mecamylamine has been used as a ganglionic blocker in treating hypertension, but, like most ganglionic blockers, is more often used now as a research tool.
Pharm Action
Antihypertensive Agents
Ganglionic Blockers
Nicotinic Antagonists
Registry Number
6EE945D3OK
Related Numbers
60-40-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-amine, N,2,3,3-tetramethyl-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Mecamylamine Preferred
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