Neuroprotective Agents

Known as: Neuroprotectants, Neuroprotective Agent, neuroprotective drug 
Drugs intended to prevent damage to the brain or spinal cord from ischemia, stroke, convulsions, or trauma. Some must be administered before the… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Stroke is the second most common cause of death and the leading cause of disability worldwide. Brain injury following stroke… (More)
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity both in civilian life and on the battlefield worldwide… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Microtubule-stabilizing agents (MTSAs), including the taxanes and epothilones, are effective chemotherapeutic agents for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Minocycline, a semi-synthetic tetracycline antibiotic, is an effective neuroprotective agent in animal models of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mitochondrial permeability transition pores represent a multiprotein complex that includes components of both inner and outer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) damages the nigrostriatal dopaminergic pathway as seen in Parkinson's disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Riluzole (RP 54274) is a potent neuroprotective agent with anticonvulsant, sedative, and anti-ischemic properties. It is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The Barthel Index (BI) and the Modified Rankin Scale (MRS) are commonly used scales that measure… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Ischaemic stroke is a leading cause of death and long-lasting disability. Several neuroprotective drugs have been developed that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Riluzole is believed to exert its anticonvulsant and neuroprotective actions by reducing glutamate release. This study… (More)
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