Which medications in the drug class Analgesics, Other 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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Analgesics, Other

Hyperthermia in acute stroke is potentially harmful and should be treated. Agents with potential bleeding risk should be avoided, if possible.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol, Feverall, Aspirin Free Anacin)

Acetaminophen reduces fever by acting directly on hypothalamic heat-regulating centers, which increases the dissipation of body heat via vasodilation and sweating.


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