"Parasympathomimetics" 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 that mimic the effects of parasympathetic nervous system activity. Included here are drugs that directly stimulate muscarinic receptors and drugs that potentiate cholinergic activity, usually by slowing the breakdown of acetylcholine (CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS). Drugs that stimulate both sympathetic and parasympathetic postganglionic neurons (GANGLIONIC STIMULANTS) are not included here.
- Parasympathomimetic Drugs
- Drugs, Parasympathomimetic
- Parasympathomimetic Agents
- Agents, Parasympathomimetic
- Parasympathomimetic Effect
- Effect, Parasympathomimetic
- Parasympathomimetic Effects
- Effects, Parasympathomimetic
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