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Latest Treatments for Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD): High-Dose Oxytocin Emerges as the Standout (2023 Review)

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a challenging and impactful neurodegenerative disease. Recent research offers new insights into its management, particularly regarding the effectiveness of pharmacological treatments. Highlights: High-Dose Oxytocin Shows Promise: High-dose oxytocin (72 international units) has been linked to significant improvements in neuropsychiatric symptoms and daily interactive activities in FTD patients. Piracetam Poses Risks: Contrarily, …

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Piracetam Side Effects & Adverse Reactions (List)

Piracetam is a drug that was synthesized in 1964 by Corneliu E. Giurgea et al. at the pharmaceutical company “UCB” headquartered in Belgium.  Chemically, it is identified as 2-oxo-1-pyrrolidine acetamide, shares the same base structure with pyroglutamic acid, and as a result of its pyrrolidone nucleus, is classified as a “racetam” compound.  Following the synthesis …

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