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 DeCS Categories

D26 Pharmaceutical Preparations .
D26.675 Prodrugs .
D27 Chemical Actions and Uses .
D27.505 Pharmacologic Actions .
D27.505.696 Physiological Effects of Drugs .
D27.505.696.706 Protective Agents .
D27.505.696.706.548 Neuroprotective Agents .
D27.505.696.706.776 Radiation-Protective Agents .
D27.505.954 Therapeutic Uses .
D27.505.954.427 Central Nervous System Agents .
D27.505.954.427.575 Neuroprotective Agents .
D27.720 Specialty Uses of Chemicals .
D27.720.799 Protective Agents .
D27.720.799.763 Radiation-Protective Agents .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Protective Agents .
Protective Drugs .
Agents, Protective .
Drugs, Protective .
Synthetic or natural substances which are given to prevent a disease or disorder or are used in the process of treating a disease or injury due to a poisonous agent. .
Prodrugs .
Pro-Drugs .
Precursors, Drug .
Pro Drugs .
Drug Precursors .
A compound that, on administration, must undergo chemical conversion by metabolic processes before becoming the pharmacologically active drug for which it is a prodrug. .
Radiation-Protective Agents .
Agents, Radiation-Protective .
Radiation Protectants .
Radiation Protective Agents .
Radiation-Protective Drugs .
Radiation-Protective Effect .
Radiation-Protective Effects .
Radioprotective Drugs .
Agents, Radiation Protective .
Agents, Radioprotective .
Drugs, Radiation-Protective .
Drugs, Radioprotective .
Effect, Radiation-Protective .
Effects, Radiation-Protective .
Protectants, Radiation .
Protective Agents, Radiation .
Radiation Protective Drugs .
Radiation Protective Effect .
Radiation Protective Effects .
Radioprotective Agents .
Drugs used to protect against ionizing radiation. They are usually of interest for use in radiation therapy but have been considered for other, e.g. military, purposes. .
Neuroprotective Agents .
Neuroprotectants .
Neuroprotective Drugs .
Neuroprotective Effect .
Neuroprotective Effects .
Agents, Neuroprotective .
Drugs, Neuroprotective .
Effect, Neuroprotective .
Effects, Neuroprotective .
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. .