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A recent study from England shows improved strength and muscle function after a stroke if patients are given 20mg of Prozac( standard dose) in the days following a stroke and for the 3 months after that.
Very interesting. We commonly use anti-depressants after strokes, as depression is a common chemical accompaniment to stroke, due to the alteration in brain chemistry from the injury. Now, we will have even more reason to begin medication early.
I presume that other anti-depressants would work similarly, but that said, we will likely try Prozac as our ‘first line’ therapy in such settings.

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