; TIA sudden interruption in arterial blood flow to brain (lasting only seconds/moments) causing temporary loss of consciousness; normally followed by complete recovery; an important marker of cerebrovascular disease, with risk of stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
Detailed information on drugs classes used in the treatment of patients with Ischaemic Stroke, Haemorrhagic Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA), together with population-based drug prescribing profiles.
A THE most likely cause for your symptom is a transient ischaemic attack, a medical term given to a small clot obstructing the blood supply to part of the brain for a few minutes before spontaneously disappearing.
The ROCKET AF study confirmed that once-daily rivaroxaban is highly effective in preventing stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, with and without previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack, so we believe there is potential for rivaroxaban to provide this same protective benefit to patients with a recent ESUS," said Dr Luis Felipe Graterol, Medical Director, Bayer HealthCare UK.
Those with chronic neurological disease, chronic liver disease or those who have suffered a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and people who have had a problem with their spleen, for example sickle cell disease, or have had their spleen removed.