Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cerebral Aneurysm Rupture Drugs

Medications used to treat subarachnoid hemorrhage include:

Calcium channel blocker medication:

Anticonvulsant medications:

Antihypertensive medications:

Diuretic medications:

Statin medications:
  • Simvastatin is currently being studied to see if it has benefit.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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