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Multi-Infarct Dementia (Dementia, Multi Infarct) Summary

Description: Loss of higher cortical functions with retained awareness due to multiple cortical or subcortical CEREBRAL INFARCTION. Memory, judgment, attention span, and impulse control are often impaired, and may be accompanied by PSEUDOBULBAR PALSY; HEMIPARESIS; reflex abnormalities, and other signs of localized neurologic dysfunction. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1060)

Also Known As: Dementia, Multi Infarct; Lacunar Dementia; Dementia, Multi-Infarct; Dementia Multi-Infarct; Dementia, Multiinfarct Show All >>

Networked: 240 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 30 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Multi-Infarct Dementia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Memantine (Namenda) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 12
  2. Ginkgo biloba extract 761 (Rokan) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results : IBA
  3. Nimodipine (Modus) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 4 Generic
  4. Nicergoline : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results : IBA
  5. oxiracetam : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  6. Piracetam (Nootropil) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  7. Pentoxifylline (Trental) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 11 Generic
  8. nicotiflorin : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. Pyrithioxin (Pyritinol) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 24 Generic
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Diseases Related to Multi-Infarct Dementia

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
  2. Dementia (Dementias)
  3. Vascular Dementia (Subcortical Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy)
  4. Intracranial Vasospasm
  5. Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
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Key Therapies for Multi-Infarct Dementia

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Intravenous Infusions : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 results
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