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Table 1 Summary of neuroplasticity stimulant drugs given to the patients with PDoC

From: Neurobehavioral recovery in patients who emerged from prolonged disorder of consciousness: a retrospective study

Prescribed Drugs EDoC (n = 23) PDoC (n = 27)
Noradrenergic 9 13
 atomoxetine   
Dopaminergic 18 14
 levodopa/carbidopa   
 methylphenidate   
Cholinergic 26 17
 choline alfoscerate   
 donepezil   
 rivastigmine   
Serotonergic 9 3
 escitalopram   
 paroxetine   
 sertraline   
Glutamatergic 3 2
 memantine   
Others 9 6
 nicergoline   
 oxiracetam   
 zolpidem   
  1. EDoC emergence from disorder of consciousness, PDoC prolonged disorder of consciousness