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Chemical Wakefulness-Promoting Agents

Name Wakefulness-Promoting Agents
Equivalent Terms Agents, Wakefulness-Promoting | Agents, Wake-Promoting | Drugs, Eugeroic | Drugs, Wake-Promoting | Eugeroic Drugs | Substances, Wake-Promoting | Wakefulness Promoting Agents | Wake Promoting Agents | Wake-Promoting Agents | Wake Promoting Drugs | Wake-Promoting Drugs | Wake Promoting Substances | Wake-Promoting Substances
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D064690
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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 Wakefulness-Promoting Agents

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