Cardiovascular disease

TIA

(Mini-stroke)

  • Also known as
  • Transient ischemic attack

About TIA

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that comes and goes quickly. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain stops briefly.

Top Medications for TIA according to our users

Button Group. All currently active
  • All men

  • Brand (generic)% of users who said medication was worth it
  • Aspirin
    77%
  • All women

  • Brand (generic)% of users who said medication was worth it
  • Aspirin
    72%

All Medications for TIA

  • Pain reliever > Salicylate

  • Anticoagulant > Anti-platelet

  • Cholesterol-lowering > Statin

    • Pravastatin
      Prescription only

      Pravachol (Pravastatin) can improve cholesterol, but it's not as strong as other statin medicines. Statin side effects can be difficult to deal with, but the benefits might outweigh the risks.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill

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