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Parasympathomimetics MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Parasympathomimetics
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.663.050.675
Unique ID
D010277
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010277
Annotation
note entry term PARASYMPATHOMIMETIC EFFECT: use only for the parasympathomimetic effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
Drugs that mimic the effects of parasympathetic nervous system activity. Included here are drugs that directly stimulate muscarinic receptors and drugs that potentiate cholinergic activity, usually by slowing the breakdown of acetylcholine (CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS). Drugs that stimulate both sympathetic and parasympathetic postganglionic neurons (GANGLIONIC STIMULANTS) are not included here.
Entry Term(s)
Parasympathomimetic Agents
Parasympathomimetic Drugs
Parasympathomimetic Effect
Parasympathomimetic Effects
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 122
See Also
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Muscarinic Agonists
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Parasympathomimetics Preferred
Parasympathomimetic Effect Related
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