Dipyridamole No Prescription
Dipyridamole is prescribed for as an adjunct to coumarin anticoagulants in the prevention of postoperative thromboembolic complications of cardiac valve replacement and also used in prevention of angina.
Dipyridamole is prescribed with other drugs to reduce the risk of blood clots after heart valve replacement. It works by preventing excessive blood clotting.
A phosphodiesterase inhibitor that blocks uptake and metabolism of adenosine by erythrocytes and vascular endothelial cells. Dipyridamole also potentiates the antiaggregating action of prostacyclin. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p752)
Hypersensitivity to dipyridamole and any of the other components.
Dipyridamole Without a Prescription
Dipyridamole comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It usually is taken four times a day.
Dipyridamole, a non-nitrate coronary vasodilator that also inhibits platelet aggregation, is combined with other anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, to prevent thrombosis in patients with valvular or vascular disorders. Dipyridamole is also used in myocardial perfusion imaging, as an antiplatelet agent, and in combination with aspirin for stroke prophylaxis.
Dipyridamole Side Effects
Dipyridamole side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- chest pain;
- flushing (feeling of warmth);
- stomach pain;
- unusual bleeding or bruising;
- yellowing of the skin or eyes;