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Methoxyflurane MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methoxyflurane
Tree Number(s)
D02.355.417.600
D02.355.601.620
Unique ID
D008733
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008733
Scope Note
An inhalation anesthetic. Currently, methoxyflurane is rarely used for surgical, obstetric, or dental anesthesia. If so employed, it should be administered with NITROUS OXIDE to achieve a relatively light level of anesthesia, and a neuromuscular blocking agent given concurrently to obtain the desired degree of muscular relaxation. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p180)
Entry Term(s)
Anecotan
Methofluranum
Penthrane
Pentrane
Pharm Action
Anesthetics, Inhalation
Registry Number
30905R8O7B
Related Numbers
76-38-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethane, 2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoro-1-methoxy-
NLM Classification #
QV 81
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(63)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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