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Thiouracil MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thiouracil
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.875.842
Unique ID
D013889
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013889
Annotation
a thyroid antag
Scope Note
Occurs in seeds of Brassica and Crucifera species. Thiouracil has been used as antithyroid, coronary vasodilator, and in congestive heart failure although its use has been largely supplanted by other drugs. It is known to cause blood dyscrasias and suspected of terato- and carcinogenesis.
Pharm Action
Antithyroid Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Registry Number
59X161SCYL
Related Numbers
141-90-2
CAS Type 1 Name
4(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 2,3-dihydro-2-thioxo-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/01
Thiouracil Preferred
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