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Methaqualone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methaqualone
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.786.830.666
Unique ID
D008702
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008702
Scope Note
A quinazoline derivative with hypnotic and sedative properties. It has been withdrawn from the market in many countries because of problems with abuse. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p604)
Entry Term(s)
Methaqualone Hydrochloride
Metolquizolone
Optimil
Ortonal
Quaalude
Pharm Action
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Registry Number
7ZKH8MQW6T
Related Numbers
72-44-6
RJQ4G25ZRH
CAS Type 1 Name
4(3H)-Quinazolinone, 2-methyl-3-(2-methylphenyl)-
NLM Classification #
QV 85
Previous Indexing
Hypnotics and Sedatives (1966-1967)
Tranquilizing Agents (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
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