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Misoprostol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Misoprostol
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.550.775.450.500
D23.469.050.175.725.775.450.500
D23.469.700.660.500
Unique ID
D016595
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016595
Scope Note
A synthetic analog of natural prostaglandin E1. It produces a dose-related inhibition of gastric acid and pepsin secretion, and enhances mucosal resistance to injury. It is an effective anti-ulcer agent and also has oxytocic properties.
Entry Term(s)
Apo-Misoprostol
Cytotec
Glefos
Misoprostol, (11alpha,13E)-Isomer
Misoprostol, (11alpha,13E,16R)-Isomer
Misoprostol, (11alpha,13Z)-(+-)-Isomer
Misoprostol, (11alpha.13E,16S)-Isomer
Misoprostol, (11beta,13E)-(+-)-Isomer
Misoprostol, (11beta,13E,16R)-Isomer
Misoprostol, (11beta,13E,16S)-Isomer
Novo-Misoprostol
SC-29333
SC-30249
Pharm Action
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Oxytocics
Registry Number
0E43V0BB57
Related Numbers
58717-36-5
58717-37-6
59122-46-2
59122-48-4
59122-49-5
59122-50-8
59122-51-9
92999-98-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Prost-13-en-1-oic acid, 11,16-dihydroxy-16-methyl-9-oxo-, methyl ester, (11alpha,13E)-
Previous Indexing
Abortifacient Agents, Non-Steroidal (1975-1991)
Alprostadil/analogs & derivatives (1975-1991)
Anti-Ulcer Agents (1977-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; MISOPROSTOL was indexed under ALPROSTADIL/analogs & derivatives 1986-91, under PROSTAGLANDINS E, SYNTHETIC 1979-85 & under PROSTAGLANDINS, SYNTHETIC 1977-78
Online Note
use MISOPROSTOL (NM) to search MISOPROSTOL 1980-91
History Note
92; was MISOPROSTOL (NM) 1977-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Misoprostol Preferred
Novo-Misoprostol Narrower
SC-29333 Narrower
SC-30249 Related
Apo-Misoprostol Narrower
Misoprostol, (11beta,13E,16R)-Isomer Related
Glefos Narrower
Misoprostol, (11alpha,13E)-Isomer Related
Misoprostol, (11alpha,13E,16R)-Isomer Related
Misoprostol, (11alpha,13Z)-(+-)-Isomer Related
Misoprostol, (11alpha.13E,16S)-Isomer Related
Misoprostol, (11beta,13E)-(+-)-Isomer Related
Misoprostol, (11beta,13E,16S)-Isomer Related
Cytotec Narrower
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