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The goal of the present study is to compare the effectiveness of the active (S)-enantiomer of citalopram, escitalopram with placebo in the treatment of patients with depressive syndrome complicating Alzheimer’s dementia (AD), vascular dementia (VD) or mixed dementia (MD), for 8 weeks of double-blind treatment.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Sheba Medical Center
Sheba Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:48:36-0400
Escitalopram is the S-enantiomer of citalopram. Both escitalopram and citalopram are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and are used to treat depression in adults. This study ...
This is a short-term study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of escitalopram in adult patients (18 to 65 years of age) with moderate to severe depression. Patients complet...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness, safety and tolerability of an escitalopram combination treatment compared to single treatments, and to placebo in patients with ...
To compare the efficacy of escitalopram fixed dose 20mg/day in combination with fixed doses of gaboxadol (5 & 10mg/day) versus escitalopram fixed dose 20mg/day after 8 weeks of treatment i...
This will be an open label study of escitalopram. Patients not responsive to citalopram will be switched directly to escitalopram. Patients will receive escalating doses of escitalopram u...
The present placebo-controlled study evaluated the efficacy and safety of 8 weeks of treatment with tianeptine 25-50 mg/d in elderly patients suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) according t...
Escitalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), may induce seizures, particularly in epileptic patients. In this study, we investigated the effect of escitalopram in Na1.2 voltage-gated...
Escitalopram alleviates stress-induced Alzheimer's disease-like tau pathologies and cognitive deficits by reducing hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity and insulin/GSK-3β signal pathway activity.
Chronic stress, a causal factor for depression, can also cause cognitive impairments and tau pathology. However, whether and how the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant escitalopram ...
Serum interleukin (IL)-6 levels in schizophrenia correlate with the severity of negative symptoms. This study aimed to explore the potential immune mechanism of SSRI augmentation in the management of ...
To identify early clinical predictors of depressive syndrome in people with Type 2 diabetes.
A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used as an antidepressive agent. It has been shown to be effective in patients with major depressive disorders and other subsets of depressive disorders. It is generally more useful in depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. This drug does not aggravate psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p309)
Condition with a variable constellation of phenotypes due to deletion polymorphisms at chromosome location 22q11. It encompasses several syndromes with overlapping abnormalities including the DIGEORGE SYNDROME, VELOCARDIOFACIAL SYNDROME, and CONOTRUNCAL AMOMALY FACE SYNDROME. In addition, variable developmental problems and schizoid features are also associated with this syndrome. (From BMC Med Genet. 2009 Feb 25;10:16) Not all deletions at 22q11 result in the 22q11deletion syndrome.
A central nervous system stimulant used in fatigue and depressive states and to treat hyperkinetic disorders in children.
Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.
Excision of part of the skull. This procedure is used to treat elevated intracranial pressure that is unresponsive to conventional treatment.
Dementia describes a range of symptoms of cognitive decline. For example memory loss, problems with reasoning and communication skills, and a reduction in a person's abilities and skills in carrying out daily activities. There are about 820,000 peo...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...