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Medication or drug therapy is the most common treatment for stroke. The most popular kinds of drugs used to prevent or treat stroke are antithrombotics, which include antiplatelet agents and anticoagulants. Ischemic strokes -- the most common kind -- can be treated with thrombolytics. These drugs halt the stroke by dissolving the blood clot that is blocking blood flow to the brain. But a person needs to be at the hospital as soon as possible after stroke symptoms start to be evaluated and receive treatment.