October 21, 2014
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Stroke Risk Reduction

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Use medications as directed

Depending on your individual situation and medical conditions, your doctor may recommend that you take a variety of medication(s).

Such medications include:

Click on the links above to learn more about the medications. Keep in mind that all medications may cause side effects. Some side effects are mild while others are more severe. Your doctor or pharmacist can help you understand what side effects to expect and how to manage them. Medications work best when they're taken regularly as recommended by your doctor. If you're having trouble with your medication, see your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Use the Medication Check-Up tool to make sure you're getting the most out of your medication and see whether it's time to talk to your doctor about your medication options.


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