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Central Nervous System Stimulants MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.282
D27.505.954.427.220
Unique ID
D000697
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000697
Scope Note
A loosely defined group of drugs that tend to increase behavioral alertness, agitation, or excitation. They work by a variety of mechanisms, but usually not by direct excitation of neurons. The many drugs that have such actions as side effects to their main therapeutic use are not included here.
Entry Version
CNS STIMULANTS
Entry Term(s)
Analeptic Agents
Analeptic Drugs
Analeptics
CNS Stimulants
Central Stimulants
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
95; was ANALEPTICS 1963-94; CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANTS was see ANALEPTICS 1985-94
Online Note
use CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANTS to search ANALEPTICS 1966-94
History Note
95; was ANALEPTICS 1963-94; CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANTS was see ANALEPTICS 1985-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/29
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