The Effect of Methylphenidate on Motor Learning in Stroke Patients


Phase 4 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Less than two months after first stroke.
- Moderate to light hand paralysis
- Measurable MEP in the abductor pollicis brevis muscle
- Able to read and understand the written information
- Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- Epilepsy
- Glaucoma
- Hyperthyroidism
- Cardiac arrythmia
- Known heart disease or angina.
- Metal implants
- Pacemaker
- Pregnancy
- Diastolic BP>100 mmHg
- In treatment with MAO-inhibitor, SSRIs og Ritalin