pyrithiaminemedical dictionary


A thiamine antagonist due to its inhibition of thiamine pyrophosphorylation. It is used to produce thiamine deficiency.

Pharmacological action: antimetabolites.

Chemical name: Pyridinium, 1-((4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-methyl-, bromide, monohydrobromide

(12 Dec 1998)

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