Efficacy and safety of ethylmethylhydroxypyridine succinate in patients with chronic cerebral ischemia

Author:
M.V. ZHURAVLEVA1,2, A.B. PROKOFIEV1,2, S.YU. SEREBROVA1,2, N.S. VASYUKOVA3, E.YU. DEMCHENKOVA1, V.V. ARKHIPOV1
1Scientific Center for Examination of Medical Devices, Moscow, Russia;
2Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia;
3Federal Scientific Center-all-Russian Research Skriabin and Kovalenko Institute of Experimental Veterinary Medicine the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Summary:
Chronic cerebral ischemia (CCI) is a common cerebrovascular syndrome, the development of which is associated with a high risk of increasing cognitive, behavioral, and motor disorders, and the formation of a patient’s dependence on others. Timely start of treatment can slow down the course of the disease, make it more favorable. The review considers the possibility of using the domestic neuroprotector mexidol in patients with CCI. The results of a series of clinical studies on the use of ethylmethylhydroxypyridine succinate (mexidol) in patients with CCI are analyzed. The effectiveness of the drug in relieving cognitive, affective and motor disorders is noted. Information about the good tolerance of mexidol is presented. Keywords: chronic brain ischemia, cognitive disorders, affective disorders, ethylmethylhydroxypyridine succinate, Mexidol, treatment.


Possibilities of using Mexidol in the complex therapy of mental disorders

Author:
V.K. SHAMREY, E.S. KURASOV, V.V. NECHIPORENKO, A.I. KOLCHEV, N.V. TSYGAN
Kirov military medical Academy, St Petersburg, Russia

Summary:
A review of the current literature on the possible use of mexidol (ethylmethylhydroxypyridine succinate) in the treatment of mental (including addictive) disorders is conducted. The possibility of its use to reduce negative psychopathological symptoms, neurocognitive deficit, manifestations of the antipsychotic syndrome (including its extrapyramidal disorders) in antipsychotic treatment of patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and insomnia disorders in the complex therapy of borderline mental disorders has been shown. The potential of mexidol in the treatment of addictive pathology, as well as the effects of intoxication caused by alcohol and other psychoactive (including narcotic) substances, deserves special attention.
Keywords: mental disorders, addictive pathology, Mexidol, treatment, complex therapy.