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Convulsants

Substances that act in the brain stem or spinal cord to produce tonic or clonic convulsions, often by removing normal inhibitory tone. They were formerly used to stimulate respiration or as antidotes to barbiturate overdose. They are now most commonly used as experimental tools.
Networked: 207 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 12 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Stringer, Janet L: 2 articles (12/2008 - 01/2005)
2. Lian, Xiao-Yuan: 2 articles (12/2008 - 01/2005)
3. Verkman, A S: 2 articles (09/2004 - 01/2004)
4. Pericić, D: 2 articles (02/2001 - 08/2000)
5. Jazvinsćak, M: 2 articles (02/2001 - 08/2000)
6. Mirković, K: 2 articles (02/2001 - 08/2000)
7. Svob, D: 2 articles (02/2001 - 08/2000)
8. Pitkänen, A: 1 article (01/2015)
9. Awoke, Andargie Abate: 1 article (01/2015)
10. Mossie, Tilahun Belete: 1 article (01/2015)

Related Diseases

1. Seizures (Seizure)
2. Epilepsy (Aura)
3. Pain (Aches)
4. Shock
5. Neoplasms (Cancer)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Pentylenetetrazole (Metrazol)
2. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
3. Picrotoxin
4. Kainic Acid (Kainate)
5. Bicuculline
6. Strychnine
7. Pilocarpine (Ocusert)
8. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
9. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
10. Glucose (Dextrose)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Injections
2. Intravenous Infusions
3. Intraventricular Injections
4. Intraperitoneal Injections
5. Induced Hyperthermia (Thermotherapy)