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Dopamine Antagonists MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dopamine Antagonists
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.519.625.150.175
D27.505.696.577.150.175
Unique ID
D018492
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018492
Scope Note
Drugs that bind to but do not activate DOPAMINE RECEPTORS, thereby blocking the actions of dopamine or exogenous agonists. Many drugs used in the treatment of psychotic disorders (ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS) are dopamine antagonists, although their therapeutic effects may be due to long-term adjustments of the brain rather than to the acute effects of blocking dopamine receptors. Dopamine antagonists have been used for several other clinical purposes including as ANTIEMETICS, in the treatment of Tourette syndrome, and for hiccup. Dopamine receptor blockade is associated with NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME.
Entry Version
DOPAMINE ANTAG
Entry Term(s)
Antagonists, Dopamine
Antagonists, Dopamine Receptor
Antagonists, Dopaminergic
Dopamine Antagonist
Dopamine Blocker
Dopamine Blockers
Dopamine Receptor Antagonist
Dopamine Receptor Antagonists
Dopaminergic Antagonist
Dopaminergic Antagonists
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Dopamine/antagonists & inhibitors (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Dopamine Antagonists Preferred
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