which drugs to use to prevent stroke

With the advent of the newer antiplatelet drugs, some people are wondering which drugs to use to prevent stroke.

ASA is still first-line therapy. The American Heart Assoc recommends 50 to 325 mg/day to prevent stroke in patients who have already had a stroke or TIA.

Dipyridamole/ASA is more effective than ASA alone...but also much more expensive.

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