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Anterograde Amnesia Summary

Description: Loss of the ability to form new memories beyond a certain point in time. This condition may be organic or psychogenic in origin. Organically induced anterograde amnesia may follow CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; SEIZURES; ANOXIA; and other conditions which adversely affect neural structures associated with memory formation (e.g., the HIPPOCAMPUS; FORNIX (BRAIN); MAMMILLARY BODIES; and ANTERIOR THALAMIC NUCLEI). (From Memory 1997 Jan-Mar;5(1-2):49-71)

Also Known As: Amnesia, Anterograde; Amnesia, Post-Ictal; Amnesia, Post Ictal; Amnesias, Anterograde; Amnesias, Post-Ictal Show All >>

Networked: 261 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 23 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Anterograde Amnesia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Midazolam (Versed) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 56 results : FDA 31 Generic
  2. Diazepam (Valium) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results : FDA 84 Generic
  3. Flumazenil (Romazicon) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Benzodiazepines : 1 outcome 5 studies in 57 results : IBA
  5. Clonidine (ST 155) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 55 Generic
  6. Meperidine (Pethidine) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 50 Generic
  7. Amobarbital (Amsal) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Mentat : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  9. Thiamine (Aneurin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 6
  10. Caffeine (No Doz) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 88 Generic
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Diseases Related to Anterograde Amnesia

  1. Confusion (Bewilderment)
  2. Thrombophlebitis
  3. Muscle Hypotonia (Hypotonia)
  4. Retrograde Amnesia
  5. Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders (Insomnia)
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Key Therapies for Anterograde Amnesia

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  1. Analgesia : 1 outcome in 5 results
  2. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  3. Anesthesia : 1 study in 6 results
  4. Induced Hypothermia : 1 study in 3 results
  5. Denervation : 1 study in 1 result
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