A 48-year-old member asked:
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i had a hemorrhagic stroke about 1 year ago and what can i take to prevent ischemic stroke?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Complicated: If your stroke was secondary to embolism, consider anti-coagulant, such as warfarin or pradaxa. If this was thrombotic, with secondary bleeding, a good choice might be aggrenox. You are best advised to see a hospital based neurologist who focuses on stroke treatment and prevention.
Answered on May 6, 2013

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