TITLE

Ticlopidine was not better than aspirin for preventing recurrent stroke in African-Americans with noncardioembolic ischemic stroke

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 140 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study regarding aspirin and ticlopidine for prevention of recurrent stroke in Afro-American patients, published in the 2003 issue of "Journal of the American Medical Association." Patients were stratified by site and allocated to ticlopidine, with placebo aspirin tablet twice daily with meals, or aspirin, with placebo ticlopidine tablet twice daily with meals. Analysis was by intention to treat. Ticlopidine and aspirin groups did not differ for the composite endpoint of recurrent stroke, myocardial infarction or vascular death, secondary outcomes, or overall adverse events.
ACCESSION #
12104538

 

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