"Neuroprotective Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Drugs intended to prevent damage to the brain or spinal cord from ischemia, stroke, convulsions, or trauma. Some must be administered before the event, but others may be effective for some time after. They act by a variety of mechanisms, but often directly or indirectly minimize the damage produced by endogenous excitatory amino acids.
- Neuroprotective Agents
- Agents, Neuroprotective
- Neuroprotective Drugs
- Drugs, Neuroprotective
- Neuroprotective Effect
- Effect, Neuroprotective
- Neuroprotective Effects
- Effects, Neuroprotective
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Neuroprotective Agents".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Neuroprotective Agents".
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