Analeptic

Analeptic

[an-l-ep-tik]
An analeptic, in medicine, is a restorative, or remedies proper to restore the body, when wasted or emaciated by disease or hunger. An example is Pimadin, an anti-curare analeptic drug.

Today the term refers to a central nervous system stimulant.

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