Field Administration of Stroke Therapy - Magnesium (FAST-MAG) Trial "FAST-MAG"

Completed

Phase 3 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Suspected stroke identified by the Los Angeles Prehospital Stroke Screen
- Age 40-95, inclusive
- Last known well time within 2 hours of treatment initiation
- Deficit present for >/= 15 minutes

Exclusion Criteria

- Coma
- Rapidly improving neurologic deficit
- Pre-existing neurologic, psychiatric, or advanced systemic disease that would confound the neurological or functional outcome evaluations
- Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) < 90 or > 220
- Known severe renal dysfunction (on dialysis or known chronic creatinine > 3.0)
- Severe respiratory distress (O2 sat < 90% or respiratory rate < 12 or >/= 24)
- Known second or third degree heart block with no pacemaker in place
- Major head trauma in the last 24 hours
- Recent stroke within prior 30 days
- Patient unable to give informed consent and no available on scene consent or assent provider