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Medications for Ischemic Stroke

Drugs associated with Ischemic Stroke

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Ischemic Stroke: An Ischemic stroke occurs when a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain is blocked by a blood clot. If blood flow is stopped for longer than a few seconds, the brain cannot get blood and oxygen. Brain cells can die, causing permanent damage.

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Activase Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: alteplase systemic

Drug class: thrombolytics

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Arthritis Pain Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Ascriptin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Aspergum Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Aspir-Low Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Aspir 81 Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Aspiritab Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Bayer Aspirin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Bayer Aspirin Regimen Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Buffasal Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Bufferin Low Dose Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Ecotrin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Ecpirin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Fasprin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Halfprin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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St. Joseph Aspirin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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ZORprin Rx N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Generic name: aspirin systemic

Brand names:  Bayer Aspirin, Aspir 81, Arthritis Pain, Ascriptin, Ecotrin, Aspir-Low, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Halfprin, ZORprin, Aspergum, Fasprin, Medi-Seltzer, Aspiritab, Buffasal, Bufferin Low Dose, Ecpirin, St. Joseph Aspirin

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
clopidogrel Rx B N 5 reviews
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Generic name: clopidogrel systemic

Brand name:  Plavix

Drug class: platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Medi-Seltzer Rx/OTC N N X Add review
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Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Plavix Rx B N 5 reviews
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Generic name: clopidogrel systemic

Drug class: platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
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Generic name: alteplase systemic

Brand name:  Activase

Drug class: thrombolytics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
nimodipine Off Label Rx C N X 1 review
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Generic name: nimodipine systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Off Label: Yes

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Cerebrovascular Accident; CVA; Stroke; Stroke, ischemic

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