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Methylthiouracil MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methylthiouracil
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.875.842.455
Unique ID
D008779
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008779
Scope Note
A thiourea antithyroid agent that inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormone. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Entry Term(s)
4-Methyl-2-thiouracil
Alkiron
Metacil
Thimecil
Pharm Action
Antithyroid Agents
Registry Number
QW24888U5F
Related Numbers
56-04-2
CAS Type 1 Name
4(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 2,3-dihydro-6-methyl-2-thioxo-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Methylthiouracil Preferred
Thimecil Narrower
Metacil Narrower
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