Stroke Risk Reduction Medications

Popular Stroke Risk Reduction Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Antiplatelet Drugs 9
See Prices
Clopidogrel (Plavix) is an inexpensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other events in people who are at high risk. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic Clopidogrel is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Anticoagulants 404
See Prices
Apixaban (Eliquis) is an expensive drug used to lower the chance of stroke in people with a medical condition called atrial fibrillation. It is also used to treat or prevent clots in the lungs or in the veins. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Eliquis. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anticoagulants 358
See Prices

Pradaxa (dabigatran) is used to lower the chance of stroke in people with atrial fibrillation. Pradaxa is less popular than other anticoagulants. There are currently no generic alternatives to Pradaxa.

GoodRx has partnered with Inside Rx and Boehringer Ingelheim to reduce the price for this prescription by up to 30%. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Pradaxa is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

Antiplatelet / NSAID Combinations 173
See Prices
ASPIRIN; DIPYRIDAMOLE is used to decrease the risk of stroke in patients who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack. A transient ischemic attack is also known as a TIA or mini-stroke.
Anticoagulants 329
See Prices
EDOXABAN is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). It is used to lower the chance of stroke in people with a medical condition called atrial fibrillation. It is also used to treat or prevent blood clots in the lungs or in the veins.
ARBs 200
See Prices
Telmisartan (Micardis) is a moderately priced drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic telmisartan is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Antiplatelet Drugs 164
See Prices
ASPIRIN; OMEPRAZOLE is used in people who have had heart problems or strokes caused by blood clots to help reduce their risk of further heart problems or strokes and in people who are at risk of developing stomach ulcers with aspirin.
Antiplatelet Drugs 300
See Prices
NSAIDs 192
See Prices

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Recent News

Copyright ©2017 GoodRx, Inc.

GoodRx is not sponsored by or affiliated with any of the pharmacies identified in its price comparisons. All trademarks, brands, logos and copyright images are property of their respective owners and rights holders and are used solely to represent the products of these rights holders. This information is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. GoodRx is not offering advice, recommending or endorsing any specific prescription drug, pharmacy or other information on the site. GoodRx provides no warranty for any of the pricing data or other information. Please seek medical advice before starting, changing or terminating any medical treatment.

In all states except Tennessee, GoodRx is considered a marketer of prescription discount cards, and is not required to register as a discount card provider. In Tennessee, GoodRx is registered as a Prescription Drug Discount Plan Operator.