nikethamide

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nikethamide

An ANALEPTIC drug used in the treatment of light coma, drowsiness and inadequate depth of respiration. It can raise the level of consciousness in comatose patients so that they can be encouraged to cough and bring up bronchial secretions.

nikethamide

a central nervous system and respiratory stimulant.
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