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Physostigmine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Physostigmine
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.251.583.682
D03.132.436.545
D03.633.100.473.402.545
D03.633.100.496.500.500.545
Unique ID
D010830
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010830
Scope Note
A cholinesterase inhibitor that is rapidly absorbed through membranes. It can be applied topically to the conjunctiva. It also can cross the blood-brain barrier and is used when central nervous system effects are desired, as in the treatment of severe anticholinergic toxicity.
Entry Term(s)
Eserine
Pharm Action
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Miotics
Registry Number
9U1VM840SP
Related Numbers
57-47-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Pyrrolo(2,3-b)indol-5-ol, 1,2,3,3a,8,8a-hexahydro-1,3a,8-trimethyl-, methylcarbamate (ester), (3aS-cis)-
NLM Classification #
QV 124
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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