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Descriptor English: Appetite Stimulants
Descriptor Spanish: Estimulantes del Apetito
Descriptor Portuguese: Estimulantes do Apetite
Descriptor French: Stimulants de l'appétit
Entry term(s): Appetite Stimulating Drugs
Appetite-Stimulating Drugs
Drugs, Appetite-Stimulating
Stimulants, Appetite
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.282.050
D27.505.954.427.220.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019167
Scope note: Agents that are used to stimulate appetite. These drugs are frequently used to treat anorexia associated with cancer and AIDS.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Anorexia (1968-1974)
Anorexia/drug therapy (1975-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
DeCS ID: 33072
Unique ID: D019167
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Appetite Stimulants - Preferred
Concept UI M0028571
Scope note Agents that are used to stimulate appetite. These drugs are frequently used to treat anorexia associated with cancer and AIDS.
Preferred term Appetite Stimulants
Entry term(s) Appetite Stimulating Drugs
Appetite-Stimulating Drugs
Drugs, Appetite-Stimulating
Stimulants, Appetite



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