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Wakefulness-Promoting Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Wakefulness-Promoting Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.427.220.612
Unique ID
D064690
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064690
Scope Note
A specific category of drugs that prevent sleepiness by specifically targeting sleep-mechanisms in the brain. They are used to treat DISORDERS OF EXCESSIVE SOMNOLENCE such as NARCOLEPSY. Note that this drug category does not include broadly-acting central nervous system stimulants such as AMPHETAMINES.
Entry Term(s)
Eugeroic Drugs
Wake-Promoting Agents
Wake-Promoting Drug
Wake-Promoting Drugs
Wake-Promoting Substances
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Sleep Disorders/drug therapy (2006-2013)
Public MeSH Note
2014
History Note
2014
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Wakefulness-Promoting Agents Preferred
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