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Famciclovir MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Famciclovir
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.759.138.703
Unique ID
D000077595
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077595
Scope Note
An aminopurine derivative and prodrug of penciclovir which is a competitive inhibitor of herpes simplex 2 DNA polymerase. It is used to treat HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS INFECTION.
Entry Term(s)
1,3-Propanediol, 2-(2-(2-amino-9H-purin-9-yl)ethyl)-, diacetate (ester)
9-(4-Acetoxy-3-(acetoxymethyl)but-1-yl)-2-aminopurine
BRL 42810
BRL-42810
Famvir
Pharm Action
Antiviral Agents
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
QIC03ANI02
Related Numbers
104227-87-4
Public MeSH Note
2019; FAMCICLOVIR was indexed under 2-AMINOPURINE/analogs & derivatives 1989-2018
History Note
2019 (1989)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2019/04/29
Famciclovir Preferred
BRL 42810 Narrower
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