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Sodium Oxybate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sodium Oxybate
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.114.937.700
D02.241.511.429.700
Unique ID
D012978
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012978
Scope Note
The sodium salt of 4-hydroxybutyric acid. It is used for both induction and maintenance of ANESTHESIA.
Entry Term(s)
4-Hydroxybutyrate Sodium
Oxybate Sodium
Sodium Oxybutyrate
Sodium gamma-Hydroxybutyrate
Somsanit
Xyrem
gamma-Hydroxybutyrate
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Registry Number
7G33012534
Related Numbers
502-85-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Butanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, monosodium salt
Previous Indexing
Hydroxybutyrates (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HYDROXYBUTYRATES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under HYDROXYBUTYRATES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2014/10/14
Sodium Oxybate Preferred
gamma-Hydroxybutyrate Broader
Somsanit Narrower
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