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Retrograde Amnesia Summary

Description: Loss of the ability to recall information that had been previously encoded in memory prior to a specified or approximate point in time. This process may be organic or psychogenic in origin. Organic forms may be associated with CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS; SEIZURES; DEMENTIA; and a wide variety of other conditions that impair cerebral function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp426-9)

Also Known As: Amnesia, Retrograde; Amnesia, Pre-Ictal; Memory Loss, Retrograde; Amnesia, Pre Ictal; Amnesias, Pre-Ictal Show All >>

Networked: 234 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 19 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Retrograde Amnesia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Midazolam (Versed) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : FDA 31 Generic
  2. Scopolamine (Hyoscine) : 1 outcome in 8 results : FDA 1
  3. Benzodiazepines : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  4. Flumazenil (Romazicon) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 10 Generic
  5. Mentat : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  6. Mifepristone (RU 486) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 1
  7. Piracetam (Nootropil) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Methylprednisolone : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 18 Generic
  9. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. COG1410 : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Retrograde Amnesia

  1. Epilepsy (Aura)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Seizures (Seizure)
  4. Anterograde Amnesia
  5. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
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Key Therapies for Retrograde Amnesia

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  1. Mastectomy (Mammectomy) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Injections : 8 results
  3. Anesthesia : 8 results
  4. Induced Hypothermia : 6 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 5 results
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