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Meglumine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meglumine
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.800.813.550
D09.067.342.600
D09.853.813.550
Unique ID
D008536
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008536
Scope Note
1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol. A derivative of sorbitol in which the hydroxyl group in position 1 is replaced by a methylamino group. Often used in conjunction with iodinated organic compounds as contrast medium.
Entry Term(s)
Methylglucamine
Pharm Action
Contrast Media
Registry Number
6HG8UB2MUY
Related Numbers
6284-40-8
CAS Type 1 Name
D-Glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-
Previous Indexing
Amino Sugars (1971-1976)
Sorbitol (1969-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SORBITOL 1977-90
History Note
91(77); was see under SORBITOL 1977-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/16
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Meglumine Preferred
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