Amantadine and memantine: a comprehensive review for acquired brain injury

@article{Ma2020AmantadineAM,
  title={Amantadine and memantine: a comprehensive review for acquired brain injury},
  author={Heather M. Ma and Ross D. Zafonte},
  journal={Brain Injury},
  year={2020},
  volume={34},
  pages={299 - 315}
}
ABSTRACT This comprehensive review discusses clinical studies of patients following brain injuries (traumatic, acquired, or stroke), who have been treated with amantadine or memantine. Both amantadine and memantine are commonly used in the acute rehabilitation setting following brain injuries, despite their lack of FDA-approval for neuro-recovery. Given the broad utilization of such agents, there is a need to review the evidence supporting this common off-label prescribing. The purpose of this… 

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