New guidelines from the American Heart Association clarify how to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke

New guidelines from the American Heart Association clarify how to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke...in patients who've already had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).

Antiplatelet drugs. Prescribe aspirin 50-325 mg/day...Plavix (clopidogrel)...OR Aggrenox (dipyridamole/aspirin).

You'll hear that the new ESPRIT study suggests that combining dipyridamole and aspirin may be more effective than aspirin alone.

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