prescribing 1300 mg/day of aspirin to prevent recurrent stroke

Some physicians are now prescribing 1300 mg/day of aspirin to prevent recurrent stroke.

New evidence suggests that taking aspirin 650 mg BID works as well as warfarin to prevent certain strokes. This seems to work for strokes due to atherosclerosis in the brain's arteries.

Neurologists have been divided on the best way to treat these cases of intracranial arterial stenosis.

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