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Iloprost MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iloprost
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.550.775.125
D23.469.050.175.725.775.125
D23.469.700.275
Unique ID
D016285
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016285
Scope Note
An eicosanoid, derived from the cyclooxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism. It is a stable and synthetic analog of EPOPROSTENOL, but with a longer half-life than the parent compound. Its actions are similar to prostacyclin. Iloprost produces vasodilation and inhibits platelet aggregation.
Entry Term(s)
Ciloprost
Ventavis
ZK-36374
Pharm Action
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Vasodilator Agents
Registry Number
JED5K35YGL
Related Numbers
78919-13-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Pentanoic acid, 5-(hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-(3-hydroxy-4-methyl-1-octen-6-ynyl)-2(1H)-pentalenylidene)-
Previous Indexing
Cardiovascular Agents (1979-1990)
Epoprostenol (1978-1990)
Vasodilator Agents (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/29
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Iloprost Preferred
ZK-36374 Narrower
Ventavis Narrower
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