Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

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Two once-daily electroconvulsive shocks (ECS) produced retrograde amnesia in rats trained on a Hebb-Williams maze; Verapamil (12.5 mg/kg, i.p.) or felodipine (10 mg/kg, p.o.) administered half an hour before each ECS attenuated this ECS-induced amnesia. Hence, these drugs may hold promise for the containment of amnesia induced by electroconvulsive therapy(More)
BR-16A is an herbal (non-allopathic) medication used in India to enhance cognition. Sixty adult male Sprague Dawley rats received either BR-16A (200 mg/kg/day) or vehicle alone for 16 days. During the first 7 days, the rats were trained in a spatial memory task using the Hebb Williams complex maze. Once a day for the next 2 days, rats in BR-16A and control(More)
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