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Medetomidine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medetomidine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.308.521
Unique ID
D020926
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020926
Scope Note
An agonist of RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 that is used in veterinary medicine for its analgesic and sedative properties. It is the racemate of DEXMEDETOMIDINE.
Entry Term(s)
Levomedetomidine
MPV-785
Medetomidine Hydrochloride
Pharm Action
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
MR15E85MQM
Related Numbers
86347-14-0
86347-15-1
BH210P244U
CAS Type 1 Name
IH-Imidazole, 4(1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Imidazoles (1986-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; MEDETOMIDINE was indexed under IMIDAZOLES 1986-1999
History Note
2000; use MEDETOMIDINE (NM) 1986-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Medetomidine Preferred
MPV-785 Narrower
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