Descriptor English: Convulsants
Descriptor Spanish: Convulsivantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Convulsivantes
Descriptor French: Convulsivants
Entry term(s): Agents convulsivants
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.282.224
RDF Unique Identifier:
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.
Annotation: note entry term CONVULSANT EFFECT: use only for the convulsant effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration et posologie
AE effets indésirables
AG agonistes
AI antagonistes et inhibiteurs
AN analyse
BL sang
CF liquide cérébrospinal
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CS synthèse chimique
EC économie
HI histoire
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
PD pharmacologie
PK pharmacocinétique
PO intoxication
RE effets des radiations
SD ressources et distribution
ST normes
TO toxicité
TU usage thérapeutique
UR urine
Related: Crises épileptiques MeSH
DeCS ID: 3313
Unique ID: D003292
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Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/27
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Convulsivants - Preferred
Concept UI M0005136
Preferred term Convulsivants
Entry term(s) Agents convulsivants

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