Isoindole vs Thalidomide - What's the difference?

isoindole | thalidomide |


As nouns the difference between isoindole and thalidomide

is that isoindole is (organic compound) a bicyclic heterocycle that is an isomer of indole while thalidomide is (pharmaceutical drug) oxopiperidin-3-yl)-1h-isoindole-1,3(2h)dione c13h10n2[[oxygen|o4 — a drug that was sold during the late 1950s and 1960s as a sleeping aid, and to pregnant women as an antiemetic to combat morning sickness and other symptoms, but was withdrawn after being proven to cause severe birth defects, such as phocomelia; currently used to treat leprosy.

isoindole

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic compound) A bicyclic heterocycle that is an isomer of indole
  • thalidomide

    Noun

    (-)
  • (pharmaceutical drug) oxopiperidin-3-yl)-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)dione C13H10N2[[oxygen, O4 — A drug that was sold during the late 1950s and 1960s as a sleeping aid, and to pregnant women as an antiemetic to combat morning sickness and other symptoms, but was withdrawn after being proven to cause severe birth defects, such as phocomelia; currently used to treat leprosy.
  • Derived terms

    * thalidomide baby ----