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Dexmedetomidine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dexmedetomidine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.308.245
Unique ID
D020927
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020927
Scope Note
A imidazole derivative that is an agonist of ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 RECEPTORS. It is closely-related to MEDETOMIDINE, which is the racemic form of this compound.
Entry Term(s)
Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride
MPV-1440
Precedex
Pharm Action
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
67VB76HONO
Related Numbers
1018WH7F9I
113775-47-6
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-Imidazole, 4-(1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl)-, (R)-
Previous Indexing
Imidazoles (1990-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; MEDETOMIDINE (now DEXMEDETOMIDINE) was indexed under IMIDAZOLES 1990-1999
History Note
2000; use DEXMEDETOMIDINE (NM) 1990-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/09
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Dexmedetomidine Preferred
MPV-1440 Narrower
Precedex Narrower
Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Narrower
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