What categories of medications are used in the treatment of ischemic stroke?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Edward C Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

Medications for the management of ischemic stroke can be distributed into the following categories:

  • Anticoagulation

  • Reperfusion

  • Antiplatelet

  • Neuroprotective


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