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Oxamniquine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Oxamniquine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.810.350.600
D03.633.100.810.470.600
Unique ID
D010073
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010073
Scope Note
An anthelmintic with schistosomicidal activity against Schistosoma mansoni, but not against other Schistosoma spp. Oxamniquine causes worms to shift from the mesenteric veins to the liver where the male worms are retained; the female worms return to the mesentery, but can no longer release eggs. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed, p121)
Entry Term(s)
Oxaminiquine
UK-4271
Pharm Action
Schistosomicides
Registry Number
0O977R722D
Related Numbers
21738-42-1
CAS Type 1 Name
6-Quinolinemethanol, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-2-(((1-methylethyl)amino)methyl)-7-nitro-
Previous Indexing
Nitro Compounds (1973-1974)
Propylamines (1973-1974)
Quinolines (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under NITROQUINOLINES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under NITROQUINOLINES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Oxamniquine Preferred
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