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Tetrabenazine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tetrabenazine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.834.850
Unique ID
D013747
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013747
Scope Note
A drug formerly used as an antipsychotic and treatment of various movement disorders. Tetrabenazine blocks neurotransmitter uptake into adrenergic storage vesicles and has been used as a high affinity label for the vesicle transport system.
Entry Term(s)
Nitoman
Xenazine
Pharm Action
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number
Z9O08YRN8O
Related Numbers
58-46-8
CAS Type 1 Name
2H-Benzo(a)quinolizin-2-one, 1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Tetrabenazine Preferred
Nitoman Narrower
Xenazine Narrower
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