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Medications for Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis

Other names: Stroke, ischemic, Prophylaxis

Measures taken to prevent an ischemic stroke, where a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain is blocked by a blood clot.

Drugs used for Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis

The medications listed below are related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
aspirin 5.5 2 reviews for aspirin to treat Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Brand names:
Bayer Aspirin, Arthritis Pain, Aspir-Low, Ecotrin, Durlaza, Easprin, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Halfprin, Aspergum, Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Plus, Ecpirin, Entercote, Genacote, Vazalore, Aspi-Cor, Aspiritab, Aspirtab, Norwich Aspirin
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
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dosage, interactions, side effects
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AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Aggrenox 7.1 18 reviews for Aggrenox to treat Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis
Rx D N X
Generic name:
aspirin / dipyridamole systemic
Drug class:
platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
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Prescribing Information
clopidogrel 10 4 reviews for clopidogrel to treat Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis
Rx B N
Generic name:
clopidogrel systemic
Brand name:
Plavix
Drug class:
platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Plavix 10 1 review for Plavix to treat Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis
Rx B N
Generic name:
clopidogrel systemic
Drug class:
platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
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Prescribing Information
pravastatin Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
pravastatin systemic
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
aspirin / dipyridamole 7.1 18 reviews for aspirin / dipyridamole to treat Ischemic Stroke, Prophylaxis
Rx D N X
Generic name:
aspirin / dipyridamole systemic
Brand name:
Aggrenox
Drug class:
platelet aggregation inhibitors
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dosage, interactions, side effects
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Prescribing Information
Bayer Aspirin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Arthritis Pain Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Aspir-Low Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Ecotrin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Durlaza Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Easprin Rate Add review
Rx N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Bayer Aspirin Regimen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Halfprin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Aspergum Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Plus Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Ecpirin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Entercote Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Genacote Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Vazalore Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Aspi-Cor Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Aspiritab Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Aspirtab Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Norwich Aspirin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X
Generic name:
aspirin systemic
Drug class:
salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Brilinta Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
ticagrelor systemic
Drug class:
platelet aggregation inhibitors
For consumers:
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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Expanded Access Expanded Access is a potential pathway for a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition to gain access to an investigational medical product (drug, biologic, or medical device) for treatment outside of clinical trials when no comparable or satisfactory alternative therapy options are available.
Pregnancy Category
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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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