neuroprotective agent

neuroprotective agent

Neurology Any agent or drug that protects the brain from secondary injury caused by stroke. See Stroke.
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But a UK-wide trial is now under way into a neuroprotective agent that researchers believe could slow the rate of its progression.
Radicava is classified as a neuroprotective agent, which means it helps to preserve brain functions and structure, thereby slowing the progression of ALS.
An ideal addition to the SAH treatment armamentarium would be a well-tolerated neuroprotective agent that has the ability to reduce arterial vasospasm and delayed ischaemic neurological deficit.
Its seed contains high levels of dopamine, a neuroprotective agent in epilepsy.
[dagger](3) In addition, the probiotic group had decreased levels of inflammatory cytokines and increased indole-3-propionic acid, a potential neuroprotective agent.
Although, the effect of selenium as a neuroprotective agent is implicated at low concentrations, it might be toxic for biological systems at high concentrations (8).
Conclusions: Our finding suggest that metformin exposure attenuates PTZ-induced neuronal cell death may act as a safe therapeutics and neuroprotective agent for the treatment of neuronal loss as result of seizure.
(Safety and efficacy of dextromethorphan as neuroprotective agent in the evolution of patients in acute phase of ischemic stroke).
The mood-stabilizer lithium is known as a neuroprotective agent with many effects on the brain.
Therefore, vitamin D has been suggested as a potential neuroprotective agent in ageing process.