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Acitretin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acitretin
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.202.495.050
D02.455.849.131.495.050
D23.767.261.700.050
Unique ID
D017255
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017255
Scope Note
An oral retinoid effective in the treatment of psoriasis. It is the major metabolite of ETRETINATE with the advantage of a much shorter half-life when compared with etretinate.
Entry Term(s)
13-cis-Acitretin
Acitretin, (Z,E,E,E)-Isomer
Etretin
Isoacitretin
Isoetretin
Neotigason
Ro 10-1670
Ro 13-7652
Ro-10-1670
Ro-13-7652
Soriatane
Pharm Action
Keratolytic Agents
Registry Number
LCH760E9T7
Related Numbers
54757-46-9
55079-83-9
69427-46-9
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4,6,8-Nonatetraenoic acid, 9-(4-methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylphenyl)-3,7-dimethyl-, (all-E)-
Previous Indexing
Tretinoin/analogs & derivatives (1977-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; ACITRETIN was indexed under TRETINOIN/analogs & derivatives 1977-92
Online Note
use ACITRETIN (NM) to search ACITRETIN 1980-92
History Note
93; was ACITRETIN (NM) 1977-91
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Acitretin Preferred
Isoacitretin Related
Isoetretin Related
Ro 10-1670 Narrower
13-cis-Acitretin Related
Neotigason Narrower
Soriatane Narrower
Acitretin, (Z,E,E,E)-Isomer Related
Ro-13-7652 Related
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