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Triparanol MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Triparanol
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.875
Unique ID
D014308
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014308
Scope Note
Antilipemic agent with high ophthalmic toxicity. According to Merck Index, 11th ed, the compound was withdrawn from the market in 1962 because of its association with the formation of irreversible cataracts.
Entry Term(s)
MER-29
Metasqualene
Pharm Action
Hypolipidemic Agents
Registry Number
63S8C3RXGS
Related Numbers
78-41-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzeneethanol, 4-chloro-alpha-(4-(2-(diethylamino)ethoxy)phenyl)-alpha-(4-methylphenyl)-
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64(63)
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Triparanol Preferred
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