"Convulsants" 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.
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.
- Convulsant Effect
- Effect, Convulsant
- Convulsant Effects
- Effects, Convulsant
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Convulsants" by people in Profiles.
Phenytoin versus Leviteracetam for seizure prophylaxis after brain injury - a meta analysis. BMC Neurol. 2012 May 29; 12:30.