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Dipyridamole, Persantine, Aggrenox

  • Indications
  1. Cerebrovascular Accident Prevention
  2. Alternative for Aspirin sensitive patient
    1. Use Dipyridamole alone (Aggrenox contains Aspirin)
  • Mechanism
  1. Inhibits platelet aggregation
  2. Dipyridamole acts at platelet phosphodiesterase
  • Dosing
  1. Dipyridamole (Persantine)
    1. Dose: 75 mg PO qid
  2. Aggrenox (Dipyridamole 200 mg and Aspirin 25 mg)
    1. Dose: 1 capsule bid