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(Science: chemical) 1,3-dihydro-4-methyl-5-(4-(methylthio)benzoyl)-2h-imidazol-2-one. A selective phosphodiesterase inhibitor with vasodilating and positive inotropic activity that does not cause changes in myocardial oxygen consumption. It is used in patients with congestive heart failure.

Pharmacological action: cardiotonic agent, phosphodiesterase inhibitors, vasodilator agents.

chemical name: 2H-Imidazol-2-one, 1,3-dihydro-4-methyl-5-(4-(methylthio)benzoyl)-