OBO ID: CHEBI:4495
Term Name: diazoxide Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 7-chloro-3-methyl-2H-1,2,4-benzothiadiazine 1,1-dioxide
  • Diazossido
  • Diazoxide
  • diazoxido
  • diazoxidum
  • Eudemine
Definition: A benzothiadiazine that is the S,S-dioxide of 2H-1,2,4-benzothiadiazine which is substituted at position 3 by a methyl group and at position 7 by chlorine. A peripheral vasodilator, it increases the concentration of glucose in the plasma and inhibits the secretion of insulin by the beta- cells of the pancreas. It is used orally in the management of intractable hypoglycaemia and intravenously in the management of hypertensive emergencies.
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Ontology: Chebi
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