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Chemical Convulsants

Name Convulsants
Equivalent Terms Convulsant Effect | Convulsant Effects | Effect, Convulsant | Effects, Convulsant
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D003292
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1. ChemicalsChemical Actions and Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pharmacologic Actions Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Physiological Effects of Drugs Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Stimulants Has associated diseases Convulsants
2. ChemicalsChemical Actions and Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pharmacologic Actions Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Therapeutic Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Agents Has associated genes Has associated diseases Central Nervous System Stimulants Has associated diseases Convulsants

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