Patient Comments: Stroke - Therapy
What therapy did you undergo after your stroke?
A Doctor's View on Stroke Treatment
Read the Comment by Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Stroke treatment often involves the administration of clot-busting drugs, such as alteplase, in the emergency room. Aspirin, heparin, and blood pressure medications may be given as well. Stroke treatment is most effective when administered as soon as possible after the onset of symptoms. Read the entire Doctor's View
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