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Generic: aspirin-dipyridamole
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It is used to decrease the risk of stroke in patients who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack
               



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What is this medicine?

ASPIRIN; DIPYRIDAMOLE (AS pir in; dye peer ID a mole) 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.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • asthma
  • bleeding or clotting problems
  • drink more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day
  • kidney or liver disease
  • nasal polyps
  • stomach ulcers, or other stomach problems
  • vitamin K deficiency
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to aspirin, dipyridamole, salicylates, NSAIDs, tartrazine dye, other medicines, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the label. The capsules must be swallowed whole. Do not crush or chew. You can take this medicine with or without food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
  • medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin or heparin
  • methotrexate

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • acetazolamide
  • adenosine
  • antiinflammatory drugs, NSAIDs like ibuprofen
  • aspirin- containing medicines or other salicylates
  • diuretics
  • medicines for Alzheimer's disease or myasthenia gravis
  • medicines for diabetes that are taken by mouth
  • medicines for high blood pressure like ACE inhibitors or beta- blockers
  • medicines for seizures like phenytoin or valproic acid
  • probenecid
  • sulfinpyrazone

               
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