TITLE

Valdoxan (agomelatine) in the Treatment of Depression in Cerebrovascular Diseases (results of the Russian Resonance multicenter naturalistic study)

AUTHOR(S)
Pizova, N.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Neuroscience & Behavioral Physiology;Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p315
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The therapeutic efficacy and tolerance of Valdoxan (agomelatine) in the treatment of mild and moderate depression in cerebrovascular diseases (CVD) in routine neurological practice were evaluated. A total of eight Russian centers took part in the study. The study included 88 patients with CVD (18 men, 70 women) aged 40-65 (mean 55.4 ± 6.5) years. Treatment for six weeks eliminated depressive symptomatology in 81.20% of patients. Patients showed regression of fatigue, improvements in working efficiency, achievement of normal values for the coefficient of mental stability, and improvements in sleep.
ACCESSION #
94741417

 

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