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Trifluridine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Trifluridine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.680.705.900
D13.570.230.855.900
D13.570.685.705.900
Unique ID
D014271
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014271
Scope Note
An antiviral derivative of THYMIDINE used mainly in the treatment of primary keratoconjunctivitis and recurrent epithelial keratitis due to HERPES SIMPLEX virus. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p557)
Entry Term(s)
2'-deoxy-5-(trifluoromethyl)uridine
5-Trifluoromethyl-2'-deoxyuridine
TFT Ophtiole
Triflumann
Trifluoridine
Trifluorothymidine
Viromidin
Virophta
Viroptic
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Antiviral Agents
Registry Number
RMW9V5RW38
Related Numbers
70-00-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Thymidine, alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-
Previous Indexing
Fluorine (1972-1974)
Thymidine (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1974; see TRIFLUOROTHYMIDINE 1975-1991, see THYMIDINE 1975-1990, 2'-DEOXY-5-(TRIFLUOROMETHYL)URIDINE was indexed under DEOXYURIDINE
History Note
1974(1992)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Trifluridine Preferred
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