Improving Medication Adherence Through SMS (Short Messaging Service) in Adult Stroke Patients: a Randomised Controlled Behaviour Intervention Trial


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Adults > 18 years
- Diagnosed with stroke at least one month ago on neuroimaging (CT or MRI)
- Taking more than one drug for risk factor control
- Possessing a personal mobile phone
- Modified Rankin scores <3 (to exclude severely disabled persons)
- Able to operate sms
- Do not intend to travel outside the country in the next 2 months (because the followup period is 2 months and during this period mobile communication through sms is required)
- Give informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- Chronic Renal Failure (because such patients keep getting admitted often and also have several contraindications for therapy)
- Any known malignancy
- Enrolled in another study