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Nootropic Agents (Nootropics)

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; Cognitive Enhancers
Networked: 183 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 22 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Pfeifer, Andrea: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
2. Muhs, Andreas: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
3. Froestl, Wolfgang: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
4. Hemmelgarn, Brenda: 3 articles (11/2013 - 01/2012)
5. Straus, Sharon E: 3 articles (11/2013 - 01/2012)
6. Chen, Maggie H: 3 articles (11/2013 - 01/2012)
7. Tricco, Andrea C: 3 articles (11/2013 - 01/2012)
8. Soobiah, Charlene: 3 articles (11/2013 - 01/2012)
9. Weiner, Ina: 3 articles (08/2011 - 03/2009)
10. Borrie, Michael: 2 articles (01/2015 - 02/2009)

Related Diseases

1. Dementia (Dementias)
2. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
3. Memory Disorders (Memory Loss)
4. Seizures (Seizure)
5. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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