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Neuroprotective Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neuroprotective Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.706.548
D27.505.954.427.575
Unique ID
D018696
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018696
Annotation
note entry term NEUROPROTECTIVE EFFECT: use only for the neuroprotective effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
Drugs intended to prevent damage to the brain or spinal cord from ischemia, stroke, convulsions, or trauma. Some must be administered before the event, but others may be effective for some time after. They act by a variety of mechanisms, but often directly or indirectly minimize the damage produced by endogenous excitatory amino acids.
Entry Term(s)
Neuroprotectant
Neuroprotectants
Neuroprotective Agent
Neuroprotective Drug
Neuroprotective Drugs
Neuroprotective Effect
Neuroprotective Effects
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/03
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Neuroprotective Agents Preferred
Neuroprotective Effect Related
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