Aspirin, an anti-thrombotic drug, is given immediately after an ischemic stroke
to reduce the likelihood of having another stroke
. Tissue plasminogen activator (TPA), needs to be given within 4.5 hours after stroke symptoms, this restores the blood supply to the affected part.
After suffering a stroke, many people experience post-stroke spasticity, muscle tightness that impairs mobility. Botox injections can help with this tightness.