Fluoxetine for motor recovery after acute ischaemic stroke (FLAME): a randomised placebo-controlled trial : The Lancet Neurology

The Lancet Neurology, 01/25/2011

In patients with ischaemic stroke and moderate to severe motor deficit, the early prescription of fluoxetine with physiotherapy enhanced motor recovery after 3 months. Modulation of spontaneous brain plasticity by drugs is a promising pathway for treatment of patients with ischaemic stroke and moderate to severe motor deficit.

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