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Foscarnet MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Foscarnet
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.018.677.250
D02.705.429.875.500
Unique ID
D017245
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017245
Scope Note
An antiviral agent used in the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis. Foscarnet also shows activity against human herpesviruses and HIV.
Entry Term(s)
Foscarnet Barium (2:3) Salt
Foscarnet Calcium (2:3) Salt
Foscarnet Disodium Salt
Foscarnet Magnesium (2:3) Salt
Foscarnet Manganese (2+) (2:3) Salt
Foscarnet Sodium
Foscarnet Sodium Hexahydrate
Foscarnet Trilithium Salt
Foscarnet Tripotassium Salt
Foscarnet Trisodium Salt
Foscavir
Phosphonoformate
Phosphonoformic Acid
Trisodium Phosphonoformate
Pharm Action
Antiviral Agents
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Registry Number
364P9RVW4X
Related Numbers
4428-95-9
55920-02-0
55920-03-1
55920-04-2
55920-05-3
55920-07-5
55920-08-6
66706-14-7
964YS0OOG1
CAS Type 1 Name
Phosphinecarboxylic acid, dihydroxy-, oxide
Previous Indexing
Formates (1978-1980)
Organophosphorus Compounds (1978-1980)
Phosphonoacetic Acid (1981-1992)
Public MeSH Note
1993; FOSCARNET was indexed under PHOSPHONOACETIC ACID 1981-1992 and under ORGANOPHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS and FORMATES 1978-1980
History Note
1993 (1980); FOSCARNET was SY to PHOSPHONOFORMIC ACID (NM) 1983-1992
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/19
Revision Date
2018/06/13
Foscarnet Preferred
Foscarnet Trisodium Salt Narrower
Foscarnet Calcium (2:3) Salt Narrower
Foscarnet Disodium Salt Narrower
Foscarnet Magnesium (2:3) Salt Narrower
Trisodium Phosphonoformate Narrower
Phosphonoformate Narrower
Foscarnet Sodium Narrower
Foscarnet Trilithium Salt Narrower
Foscarnet Tripotassium Salt Narrower
Foscarnet Sodium Hexahydrate Narrower
Foscavir Narrower
Foscarnet Barium (2:3) Salt Narrower
Foscarnet Manganese (2+) (2:3) Salt Narrower
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