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Barbital MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Barbital
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.253.150
Unique ID
D001462
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001462
Scope Note
A long-acting barbiturate that depresses most metabolic processes at high doses. It is used as a hypnotic and sedative and may induce dependence. Barbital is also used in veterinary practice for central nervous system depression.
Entry Term(s)
Barbitone
Diemal
Diethylmalonylurea
Dormileno
Ethylbarbital
Medinal
Veronal
Pharm Action
Hypnotics and Sedatives
GABA Modulators
Registry Number
5WZ53ENE2P
Related Numbers
57-44-3
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5,5-diethyl-
Previous Indexing
Barbiturates (1968-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BARBITURATES 1976-90
History Note
91(76); was see under BARBITURATES 1976-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/21
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Barbital Preferred
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