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Central Nervous System Stimulants

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.
Also Known As:
Analeptic Agents; Analeptic Drugs; Central Stimulants; Agents, Analeptic; Drugs, Analeptic; Stimulants, Central; Analeptics
Networked: 125 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 13 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Schluter, Philip J: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2013)
2. Epps, Adrienne: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2013)
3. McKinlay, Lynne: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2013)
4. Mitchell, Geoffrey K: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2013)
5. Gerhard, Tobias: 2 articles (07/2009 - 12/2007)
6. Shuster, Jonathan: 2 articles (07/2009 - 12/2007)
7. Saidi, Arwa: 2 articles (07/2009 - 12/2007)
8. Alam, Nausheen: 1 article (01/2015)
9. Najam, Rahila: 1 article (01/2015)
10. Elberling, Hanne: 1 article (11/2014)

Related Diseases

1. Poisoning
2. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
3. Cataplexy
4. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
5. Anoxia (Hypoxia)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. barbituric acid (barbiturate)
2. Amphetamine (Amfetamine)
3. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
4. Bemegride
5. Picrotoxin
6. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl)
7. Caffeine (No Doz)
8. Pentylenetetrazole (Metrazol)
9. Nikethamide
10. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Resuscitation
2. Anesthesia
3. Perioperative Period
4. Counterpulsation (External Counterpulsation)
5. Self Administration (Administration, Self)