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Cardiotonic Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.411.222
D27.720.799.080
Unique ID
D002316
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002316
Annotation
do not confuse with CARDIOTOXINS
Scope Note
Agents that have a strengthening effect on the heart or that can increase cardiac output. They may be CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES; SYMPATHOMIMETICS; or other drugs. They are used after MYOCARDIAL INFARCT; CARDIAC SURGICAL PROCEDURES; in SHOCK; or in congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Stimulant
Cardiac Stimulants
Cardioprotective Agent
Cardioprotective Agents
Cardiotonic
Cardiotonic Agent
Cardiotonic Drug
Cardiotonic Drugs
Cardiotonics
Inotropic Agents, Positive Cardiac
Myocardial Stimulant
Myocardial Stimulants
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 150
Previous Indexing
Cardiac Glycosides (1966-1979)
Sympathomimetics (1966-1979)
specific drug or agent (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/02/28
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cardiotonic Agents Preferred
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