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Mephobarbital MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mephobarbital
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.253.434
Unique ID
D008618
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008618
Annotation
do not confuse with mephebarbital
Scope Note
A barbiturate that is metabolized to PHENOBARBITAL. It has been used for similar purposes, especially in EPILEPSY, but there is no evidence mephobarbital offers any advantage over PHENOBARBITAL.
Entry Term(s)
Mebaral
Methylphenobarbital
Methylphenobarbitone
N-Methylphenobarbital
Prominal
Pharm Action
Anticonvulsants
Hypnotics and Sedatives
GABA Modulators
Registry Number
5NC67NU76B
Related Numbers
115-38-8
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5-ethyl-1-methyl-5-phenyl-
Public MeSH Note
73; METHYLPHENOBARBITOL was see MEPHOBARBITOL 1973-94
Online Note
use MEPHOBARBITAL to search METHYLPHENOBARBITOL 1973-94
History Note
73(63); METHYLPHENOBARBITOL was see MEPHOBARBITOL 1973-94
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Mephobarbital Preferred
Mebaral Narrower
Prominal Narrower
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