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Ritanserin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ritanserin
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.621.840
D03.383.742.698.700
Unique ID
D016713
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016713
Scope Note
A selective and potent serotonin-2 antagonist that is effective in the treatment of a variety of syndromes related to anxiety and depression. The drug also improves the subjective quality of sleep and decreases portal pressure.
Entry Term(s)
6-(2-(4-(Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene)-1-piperidinyl)ethyl)-7-methyl-5H-thiazolo(3,2-a)pyrimidin-5-one
R-55667
Ritanserin Hydrochloride
Ritanserin Tartrate
Pharm Action
Serotonin Antagonists
Antipsychotic Agents
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Registry Number
145TFV465S
Related Numbers
87051-43-2
93076-39-2
98185-19-4
CAS Type 1 Name
5H-Thiazolo(3,2-a)pyrimidin-5-one, 6-(2-(4-(bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene)-1-piperidinyl)ethyl)-7-methyl-
Previous Indexing
Histamine H2 Receptor Blockaders (1977-1991)
Piperidines (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; RITANSERIN was indexed under PIPERIDINES 1985-91
Online Note
use RITANSERIN (NM) to search RITANSERIN 1985-91
History Note
92; was RITANSERIN (NM) 1985-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/02/11
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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