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 MECHANISM OF ACTION
Dipyridamole/Acetylsalicylic acid combination is indicated to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had transient ischemia of the brain or completed ischemic stroke due to thrombosis
- One capsule (25 mg aspirin/200 mg dipyridamole), twice daily (morning and evening), with or without food.
 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
- Capsule: 25 mg aspirin/200 mg extended-release dipyridamole
- Hypersensitivity to Dipyridamole, to Acetylsalicylic acid or to NSAIDs
- Patients with the syndrome of asthma, rhinitis, and nasal polyps
- Dipyridamole/Acetylsalicylic acid combination increases the risk of bleeding
- Avoid use in patients with severe hepatic or renal insufficiency
- Co-administration with anticoagulants, antiplatelets, or NSAIDS can increase risk of bleeding
- Decreased renal function can occur with co-administration with NSAIDS
 PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
- Pregnancy Category D (US), Dipyridamole/Acetylsalicylic acid combination can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman, especially in the third trimester
 SIDE EFFECTS
The most frequently reported adverse reactions (>10% and greater than placebo) were headache, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea.
Other possible side effects include: Hypersensitivity reactions, allergy and risk of bleeding.
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