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Pentamidine MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Pentamidine
Tree Number(s)
D02.078.100.700
Unique ID
D010419
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010419
Scope Note
Antiprotozoal agent effective in trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and some fungal infections; used in treatment of PNEUMOCYSTIS pneumonia in HIV-infected patients. It may cause diabetes mellitus, central nervous system damage, and other toxic effects.
Entry Term(s)
Diamidine
Lomidine
NebuPent
Pentacarinat
Pentam
Pentamidin
Pentamidine Isethionate
Pentamidine Mesylate
Pharm Action
Antifungal Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Trypanocidal Agents
Registry Number
673LC5J4LQ
Related Numbers
100-33-4
863QBB4D0A
V2P3K60DA2
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzenecarboximidamide, 4,4'-(1,5-pentanediylbis(oxy))bis-
Previous Indexing
Amidines (1972-1974)
Phenyl Ethers (1974)
Public MeSH Note
90; was see under AMIDINES 1975-89
History Note
90(75); was see under AMIDINES 1975-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Pentamidine Preferred
Lomidine Narrower
NebuPent Narrower
Pentamidine Isethionate Narrower
Pentam Narrower
Pentamidine Mesylate Narrower
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