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Methimazole MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methimazole
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.489.600
D03.383.129.308.535
Unique ID
D008713
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008713
Scope Note
A thioureylene antithyroid agent that inhibits the formation of thyroid hormones by interfering with the incorporation of iodine into tyrosyl residues of thyroglobulin. This is done by interfering with the oxidation of iodide ion and iodotyrosyl groups through inhibition of the peroxidase enzyme.
Entry Term(s)
1-Methyl-2-mercaptoimidazole
Favistan
Mercasolyl
Mercazol
Mercazole
Mercazolyl
Merkazolil
Methizol
Methylmercaptoimidazole
Methymazol
Metisol
Metizol
Strumazol
Tapazole
Thiamazol Henning
Thiamazol Hexal
Thiamazole
Thimazol
Thyrozol
Tiamazol
Tirodril
Pharm Action
Antithyroid Agents
Registry Number
554Z48XN5E
Related Numbers
60-56-0
CAS Type 1 Name
2H-Imidazole-2-thione, 1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-
Previous Indexing
Imidazoles (1966-1967)
Thyroid Antagonists (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
73; was see under THYROID ANTAGONISTS 1963-72
Online Note
search THYROID ANTAGONISTS 1966-67
History Note
73(68); was see under THYROID ANTAGONISTS 1963-72
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Methimazole Preferred
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