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Fragile X Syndrome (Martin Bell Syndrome) Summary

Description: A condition characterized genotypically by mutation of the distal end of the long arm of the X chromosome (at gene loci FRAXA or FRAXE) and phenotypically by cognitive impairment, hyperactivity, SEIZURES, language delay, and enlargement of the ears, head, and testes. MENTAL RETARDATION occurs in nearly all males and roughly 50% of females with the full mutation of FRAXA. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p226)

Also Known As: Martin Bell Syndrome; Syndrome, FRAXA; Syndrome, Fragile X; FRAXA Syndrome; FRAXE Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 935 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 82 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Fragile X Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lithium : 5 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  2. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : FDA 31 Generic
  3. Melatonin : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  4. Glycogen Synthase (Synthase I) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  5. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 12 studies in 116 results : IBA
  6. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 9 results : FDA 25 Generic
  7. Baclofen : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 31 Generic
  8. alpha- Amino- 3- hydroxy- 5- methyl- 4- isoxazolepropionic Acid (AMPA) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  9. Psychotropic Drugs (Psychoactive Drugs) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  10. Methotrexate (Mexate) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 8 Generic
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Diseases Related to Fragile X Syndrome

  1. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
  2. Autistic Disorder (Autism)
  3. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia)
  4. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
  5. Mental Retardation (Idiocy)
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Key Therapies for Fragile X Syndrome

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  1. Therapeutics : 1 outcome in 4 results
  2. Individualized Medicine : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Occupational Therapy (Therapy, Occupational) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Anterior Temporal Lobectomy : 1 result
  5. Investigational Therapies (Experimental Therapy) : 1 result
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