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Stroke-Related Dementia (cont.)


The agents most frequently used to treat stroke or vascular dementia and its complications include the following:

  • Antiplatelet agents - Aspirin, ticlopidine (Ticlid [rarely used]), clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix), and extended-release dipyridamole with aspirin (Aggrenox)
  • Antidepressants - Several different classes of drugs and many different agents
  • Antihypertensive agents - Several different classes of drugs and many different agents
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