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Pyrantel MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pyrantel
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.778.634
D03.383.742.634
D03.383.903.634
Unique ID
D011715
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011715
Annotation
an antinematodal agent
Scope Note
A depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking agent, that causes persistent nicotinic activation resulting in spastic paralysis of susceptible nematodes. It is a drug of second-choice after benzimidazoles for treatment of ascariasis, hookworm, and pinworm infections, being effective after a single dose. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, p920)
Pharm Action
Antinematodal Agents
Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents
Registry Number
4QIH0N49E7
Related Numbers
15686-83-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Pyrimidine, 1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-2-(2-(2-thienyl)ethenyl)-, (E)-
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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