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Post-Concussion Syndrome Summary

Description: The organic and psychogenic disturbances observed after closed head injuries (HEAD INJURIES, CLOSED). Post-concussion syndrome includes subjective physical complaints (i.e. headache, dizziness), cognitive, emotional, and behavioral changes. These disturbances can be chronic, permanent, or late emerging.

Also Known As: Post-Concussion Symptoms; Post-Concussive Symptoms; Post-Concussive Syndrome, Chronic; Chronic Post-Concussive Syndrome; Chronic Post-Concussive Syndromes Show All >>

Networked: 47 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  2. Oxygen : 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  3. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  4. Technetium Tc 99m Exametazime (Ceretec) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  5. 17-Ketosteroids (17 Ketosteroids) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. Melatonin : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. 4-amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. 4-amino-4'-hydroxylaminodiphenylsulfone (HADS) : 5 results : IBA
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 2 results : IBA
  10. Dexfenfluramine (Redux) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Post-Concussion Syndrome

  1. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)
  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  3. Closed Head Injuries
  4. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse)
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
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Key Therapies for Post-Concussion Syndrome

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  1. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 10 results
  2. Ambulatory Care (Outpatient Care) : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 2 results

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