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.

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All Medications for TIA

  • Aspirin
    Over-the-counter

    A low dose of Aspirin (81mg) every day can protect your heart, but it's not the best medicine to take for pain, swelling, or fever.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Aspirin
    Over-the-counter

    A low dose of Aspirin (81mg) every day can protect your heart, but it's not the best medicine to take for pain, swelling, or fever.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • 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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