mercurophylline sodium

mercurophylline sodium
The sodium salt of β-methoxy-γ-hydroxymercuripropylamide of trimethylcyclopentanedicarboxylic acid, and theophylline; a mercurial diuretic.

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  • mercurophylline — ˌmərkyərōˈfiˌlēn, lə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: mercur + theophylline : a diuretic consisting of a chemical combination of an organic mercurial compound or its sodium salt C14H24HgNNaO5 and theophylline …   Useful english dictionary

  • DIURÈSE ET DIURÉTIQUES — Les diurétiques sont les substances qui permettent d’augmenter le débit urinaire. On reconnaît deux causes essentielles aux variations de la diurèse, toutes deux liées au maintien de la composition chimique du milieu intérieur, donc de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mercurial diuretic — The structure of mersalyl acid Mercurial diuretics are a form of renal diuretic[1] containing mercury. Although previously widely used, they have largely been superseded by safer diuretics such as thiazides, and are hardly used anymore …   Wikipedia

  • mercaptomerin — (ˌ)mərˌkapˈtämərə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: mercapt + mercury + in : a mercurial diuretic related chemically to mercurophylline and administered by injection of an aqueous solution of its sodium salt C16H25HgNNa2O6S …   Useful english dictionary

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