"Nicotinic Agonists" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Drugs that bind to and activate nicotinic cholinergic receptors (RECEPTORS, NICOTINIC). Nicotinic agonists act at postganglionic nicotinic receptors, at neuroeffector junctions in the peripheral nervous system, and at nicotinic receptors in the central nervous system. Agents that function as neuromuscular depolarizing blocking agents are included here because they activate nicotinic receptors, although they are used clinically to block nicotinic transmission.
- Nicotinic Agonists
- Agonists, Nicotinic
- Cholinergic Agonists, Nicotinic
- Agonists, Nicotinic Cholinergic
- Nicotinic Cholinergic Agonists
- Nicotinic Agonist
- Agonist, Nicotinic
- Cholinergic Agonist, Nicotinic
- Agonist, Nicotinic Cholinergic
- Nicotinic Cholinergic Agonist
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