Low Dose Beta Blockade in Acute Stroke "BEST"

Completed

Phase 3 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Conscious, clinically diagnosed hemispheric stroke presenting within 48 hours.

Exclusion Criteria

Pre-existing major physical or mental disability, already taking a beta blocker, contraindications to treatment with beta blockers, evidence of acute myocardial infarction or other cause of seriously reduced cerebral perfusion.