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My husband is on dialysis he is end stage renal disease he had a light stroke in february which left him with not being able to talk and express his t?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
CHALLENGING: Hope you are engaging in speech therapy, which can be extremely helpful. The drug Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been used to help some stroke victims recover a bit faster. Consider adding a drug such as clopidogrel or Aggrenox to prevent future strokes. Talk to your kidney doc about some of the ways co-morbities can be managed. Sounds best to work closely with a rehab doc.
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