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Buy Dipyridamole


(Generic alternative to Persantine)

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This medication is discontinued and cannot be supplied by CanDrugStore.


This medication is discontinued and cannot be supplied by CanDrugStore.


What is Persantine/Dipyridamole used for?

This medicine is used with other medications to prevent blood clots after heart surgery.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is to be taken by the patient in whom it was prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Persantine/Dipyridamole be stored?

Store at 77 degrees F.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Persantine/Dipyridamole not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine

What precautions should I follow when taking Persantine/Dipyridamole?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription medicine (especially adenosine), nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have severe heart disease (including chest pain or a recent heart attack) if you have liver problems if you have low blood pressure if you have any other medical condition. Concurrent use of this medicne with anticoagulants or thrombolytic agents may increase the risk of hemorrhage.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Persantine/Dipyridamole?

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypotension, rapidly worsening angina, subvalvular aortic stenosis or hemodynamic instability. Such patients may be at risk for developing myocardial ischemia and infarction.

What are the side effects of Persantine/Dipyridamole?

Most severe:  Chest pain; pounding in the chest; fast heartbeat; allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); swelling of the larynx; headache, nausea, vomitting, abdominal cramping, hepatitis.

Most common:  Dizziness; stomach pain; headache; diarrhea; vomiting; flushing; itching.

Other:  Tiredness; general body discomfort; muscle aches; arthritis; nausea; indigestion; abnormal skin sensations; hair loss.

How should I take Persantine/Dipyridamole?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. Carefully read the information provided with this medicine and reread it each time you get this prescription refilled. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your health care provider. This medicine is taken with medicines that help preventblood clots. Do not take aspirin while you are taking medicines that help prevent blood clots. This medicine may cause dizziness. Use caution while driving or performing other tasks requiring alertness or physical dexterity. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your doctor. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than prescribed unless advised to do so by your doctor or health care provider. Contact your health care provider at once if you feel you have taken too much of this medicine. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your doctor. This includes any herbal preparations or dietary supplements. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your doctor. If more than one dose is missed, contact your doctor or pharmacist.