Nimodipine in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Sudden occurrence of a focal neurological deficit secondary to an acute ischemic event in the carotid area diagnosed after a complete neurological work-up. Admitted to hospital within 12 hours of symptom onset.

Exclusion Criteria

Transient ischemic attack, progressing stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, unable to give informed consent, severe systemic disorder, recent myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, evidence of abnormal hepatic, pulmonary or renal functions or a previous history of complete stroke.