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Papaverine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Papaverine
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.098.666
D03.132.577.750
D03.633.100.531.085.666
Unique ID
D010208
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010208
Scope Note
An alkaloid found in opium but not closely related to the other opium alkaloids in its structure or pharmacological actions. It is a direct-acting smooth muscle relaxant used in the treatment of impotence and as a vasodilator, especially for cerebral vasodilation. The mechanism of its pharmacological actions is not clear, but it apparently can inhibit phosphodiesterases and it may have direct actions on calcium channels.
Entry Term(s)
Cerespan
Papaverine Hydrochloride
Pavabid
Pavatym
Pharm Action
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Vasodilator Agents
Urological Agents
Registry Number
DAA13NKG2Q
Related Numbers
23473EC6BQ
58-74-2
61-25-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Isoquinoline, 1-((3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)methyl)-6,7-dimethoxy-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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