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Chemical Central Nervous System Stimulants

Name Central Nervous System Stimulants
Equivalent Terms Agents, Analeptic | Analeptic Agents | Analeptic Drugs | Analeptics | Central Stimulants | Drugs, Analeptic | Stimulants, Central
Definition 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.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D000697
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Central Nervous System Stimulants Has associated diseases
  Aphrodisiacs
  Appetite Stimulants
  Convulsants
  Wakefulness-Promoting Agents