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Nootropic Agents (Nootropics) Summary

Description: Drugs used to specifically facilitate learning or memory, particularly to prevent the cognitive deficits associated with dementias. These drugs act by a variety of mechanisms. While no potent nootropic drugs have yet been accepted for general use, several are being actively investigated.

Also Known As: Nootropics; Nootropic Drugs; Agents, Nootropic; Drugs, Nootropic; Enhancers, Cognitive Show All >>

Networked: 183 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 22 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Nootropic Agents is Relevant

  1. Dementia (Dementias) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 41 results
  2. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 38 results
  3. Memory Disorders (Memory Loss) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  4. Seizures (Seizure) : 2 outcomes in 7 results
  5. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 23 results
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Drugs Related to Nootropic Agents

  1. Piracetam (Nootropil)
  2. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
  3. Meclofenoxate (Centrophenoxine)
  4. donepezil (Aricept)
  5. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases)
  6. rivastigmine (Exelon)
  7. Tacrine (Cognex)
  8. aniracetam
  9. Scopolamine (Hyoscine)
  10. Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine Chloride)
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Therapies Related to Nootropic Agents

  1. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  2. Therapeutics
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Deep Brain Stimulation
  5. Long-Term Care
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