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Convulsants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Convulsants
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.282.224
D27.505.954.427.220.224
Unique ID
D003292
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003292
Annotation
note entry term CONVULSANT EFFECT: use only for the convulsant effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
Substances that act in the brain stem or spinal cord to produce tonic or clonic convulsions, often by removing normal inhibitory tone. They were formerly used to stimulate respiration or as antidotes to barbiturate overdose. They are now most commonly used as experimental tools.
Entry Term(s)
Convulsant
Convulsant Effect
Convulsant Effects
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 103
Previous Indexing
Central Nervous System Depressants (1966-1975)
See Also
Seizures
Public MeSH Note
75; was see ANALEPTICS 1963-74
Online Note
search ANALEPTICS 1966-74
History Note
75; was see ANALEPTICS 1963-74
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/27
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Convulsants Preferred
Convulsant Effect Related
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