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Nitrofurantoin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nitrofurantoin
Tree Number(s)
D02.640.600.566
D03.383.312.649.566
Unique ID
D009582
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009582
Scope Note
A urinary anti-infective agent effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Although sulfonamides and antibiotics are usually the agents of choice for urinary tract infections, nitrofurantoin is widely used for prophylaxis and long-term suppression.
Entry Term(s)
Furadantin
Furadantine
Furadoine
Furadonine
Furantoin
Macrodantin
Nitrofurantoin Sodium Salt
Nitrofurantoin, Monohydrate
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
927AH8112L
Related Numbers
17140-81-7
54-87-5
67-20-9
E1QI2CQQ1I
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4-Imidazolidinedione, 1-(((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)amino)-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/05/21
Nitrofurantoin Preferred
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