Stroke Research and Treatment / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Treatment Outcomes and Associated Factors among Hospitalized Stroke Patients at Shashemene Referral Hospital, Ethiopia

Table 2

Medications used by stroke patients during hospitalization and discharge at Shashemene Referral Hospital, 2012–2017 (N=73).

Drug used for treatment of strokeFrequency (%)Drugs prescribed on dischargeFrequency (%)

Aspirin 81-325 mg QD45(61.6)Aspirin 81 mg QD34(46.5)
Simvastatin 40 mg QD or Lovastatin 40 mg QD50(68.5)Aspirin 81 mg QD & Simvastatin 40 mg QD24(32.9)
Aspirin 81-325 mg QD & Simvastatin 40 mg QD25(32.2)Aspirin 81 mg QD & Lovastatin 40 mg OD10(13.7)
Aspirin 81-325 mg QD & Lovastatin 40 mg QD20(27.4)Lovastatin 40 mg
Simvastatin 40 mg
8(10.9)
3(4.1)

QD: once per day.