SSRIs do not improve recovery after stroke, a new Cochrane Review has concluded. The findings of the group’s latest systematic review overturn those of its previous meta-analysis, which suggested SSRIs may reduce dependence, disability, neurological impairment, anxiety, and depression after stroke, even in people without depression. The authors say their previous review included trials at ...
Stroke recovery: no role for SSRIs, Cochrane Review concludes
By Michael Woodhead
10 Dec 2019