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Aphasia (Dysphasia) Summary

Description: A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. This condition is caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere. Clinical features are used to classify the various subtypes of this condition. General categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.

Also Known As: Dysphasia; Alogia; Logamnesia; Acquired Aphasia; Syntactical Aphasia Show All >>

Networked: 880 relevant articles (67 outcomes, 98 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Aphasia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Piracetam (Nootropil) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 13 results : IBA
  2. donepezil (Aricept) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 10 results : FDA 18 Generic
  3. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : IBA
  4. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : FDA 38 Generic
  5. olanzapine (Zyprexa) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 13
  6. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 24 Generic
  7. cerebrolysin : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  8. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 7 results : FDA 31 Generic
  9. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  10. Memantine (Namenda) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 12
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Diseases Related to Aphasia

  1. Stroke (Strokes)
  2. Epilepsy (Aura)
  3. Hemiplegia (Spastic Hemiplegia)
  4. Dementia (Dementias)
  5. Seizures (Seizure)
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Key Therapies for Aphasia

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  1. Language Therapy (Language Training) : 14 outcomes 24 studies in 103 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 33 results
  3. Speech Therapy (Therapy, Speech) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 42 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  5. Electrodes (Electrode) : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results
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