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Pharmacological Treatment of Dementia

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Table 1. Pharmacological Interventions and the Number of Trials (#) Evaluated in this Systematic Review


Cholinergic Neurotransmitter
Modifying Agents
Non-cholinergic
Neurotransmitter/neuropeptide
Modifying Agents
Other Agents
Antagonic Stress (2)
Acetyl-L-Carnitine (6)
Donepezil (11)
Eptastigmine (2)
Galantamine (6)
Huperzine-A (2)
Linopirdine (2)
Mexofenoxate (1)
Metrifonate (9)
Nicergoline (5)
Physostigmine (4)
Posatirelin (4)
Rivastigmine (6)
Sabeluzole (1)
Tacrine (8)
Velnacrine (3)
Alaproclate (1)
Alprazolam (1)
Anapsos (1)
BMY (Nootropic) (1)
Carbamazepine (2)
Citalopram (2)
Diphenhydramine (1)
Divalproex (2)
Fluoxetine (2)
Fluvoxamine (1)
Haloperidol (8)
Imipramine (1)
Lisuride (1)
Lorazepam (2)
Loxapine (2)
Lu25-109 (1)
Maprotiline (1)
Melperone (1)
Memantine (3)
Mianserin (1)
Minaprine (1)
Moclobemide (1)
Naftidrofuryl (1)
Olanzapine (2)
Oxazepam (1)
Paroxetine (1)
Perphenazine (1)
Phosphatidylserine (2)
Risperidone (2)
Selegiline (6)
Sertraline (2)
Thioridazine (1)
Tiapride (2)
Trazodone (2)
Xanomeline (1)
5'-MTHF (1)
Aniracetam (1)
Amitriptyline (1)
Ateroid (1)
Buflomedil (1)
Cerebrolysin (6)
Choro-San (1)
Choto-San (1)
Citicoline (2)
Cyclandelate (2)
Denbufylline (1)
Desferrioxamine (1)
Diclofenac (1)
Ergokryptine (CMB 36-733) (1)
Ergokryptine (Dek) (1)
Estrogens (5)
Ginkgo Biloba (3)
Glycosaminoglycan Polysulfate (1)
Guanfacine (1)
Hydergine (1)
Hydroxychloroquine (1)
Idebenone (5)
Indomethacin (1)
Misoprostol (1)
Monosialotetrahexosylganglioside (GM-1) (1)
N-Acetylcysteine (1)
Nimesulide (1)
Nimodipine (2)
Nizatidine (1)
Nootropic (1)
ORG 2766 (2)
Oxiracetam (5)
Pentoxifylline (4)
Piracetam (1)
Prednisone (1)
Propentofylline (4)
Pyritinol (1)
Silymarin + Tacrine (1)
Simvastatin (1)
Sulphomucopolysaccharides (1)
Sulodexide (1)
Thiamine (1)
Vasopressin (DDAVP) (1)
Vincamine (1)
Vitamin E (2)
Xantinolnicotinate (1)

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