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Neuroprotective Agents Summary

Description: Drugs intended to prevent damage to the brain or spinal cord from ischemia, stroke, convulsions, or trauma. Some must be administered before the event, but others may be effective for some time after. They act by a variety of mechanisms, but often directly or indirectly minimize the damage produced by endogenous excitatory amino acids.

Also Known As: Neuroprotectants; Neuroprotective Drugs; Agents, Neuroprotective; Drugs, Neuroprotective

Networked: 860 relevant articles (88 outcomes, 192 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Neuroprotective Agents is Relevant

  1. Stroke (Strokes) : 33 outcomes 79 studies in 274 results
  2. Brain Ischemia (Cerebral Ischemia) : 10 outcomes 17 studies in 65 results
  3. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury) : 8 outcomes 12 studies in 61 results
  4. Ischemia : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 57 results
  5. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease) : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 76 results
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Drugs Related to Neuroprotective Agents

  1. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
  2. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  3. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
  4. Nimodipine (Modus)
  5. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)
  6. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  7. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  8. disufenton sodium (NXY 059)
  9. Oxygen
  10. Endocannabinoids (Endocannabinoid)
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Therapies Related to Neuroprotective Agents

  1. Thrombolytic Therapy
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Fat-Restricted Diet (Diet, Fat Restricted)
  4. Therapeutics
  5. Investigational Therapies (Experimental Therapy)
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