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Ribavirin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ribavirin
Tree Number(s)
D13.570.800.790
Unique ID
D012254
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012254
Scope Note
A nucleoside antimetabolite antiviral agent that blocks nucleic acid synthesis and is used against both RNA and DNA viruses.
Entry Term(s)
ICN-1229
Rebetol
Ribamide
Ribamidil
Ribamidyl
Ribasphere
Ribovirin
Tribavirin
Vilona
Viramide
Virazide
Virazole
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Antiviral Agents
Registry Number
49717AWG6K
Related Numbers
36791-04-5
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-1,2,4-Triazole-3-carboxamide, 1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-
Previous Indexing
Amides (1966-1974)
Nucleosides (1966-1972)
Ribonucleosides (1973-1974)
Triazoles (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RIBONUCLEOSIDES 1978-90; was VIRAZOLE see under RIBONUCLEOSIDES 1975-77; VIRAZOLE was see RIBAVIRIN 1978-91
Online Note
use RIBAVIRIN to search VIRAZOLE 1975-91
History Note
91(78); was see under RIBONUCLEOSIDES 1978-90; was VIRAZOLE see under RIBONUCLEOSIDES 1975-77; VIRAZOLE was see RIBAVIRIN 1978-91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Ribavirin Preferred
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