Bemegride

Description

Bemegride is a CNS stimulant that is used to induce convulsions in experimental animals. It has also been used as a respiratory stimulant and in the treatment of barbiturate overdose. Bemegride is an antidote for barbiturate poisoning. Bemegride has being shown to have an antagonistic action on the GABAA receptor.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Bemegride
R Respiratory system → R07 Other respiratory system products → R07A Other respiratory system products → R07AB Respiratory stimulants