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what is dipyridamole given for?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
2 indications: It is given orally with Aspirin to reduce platelet adhesion (which leads to blood clots) after someone has had a TIA (mini-stroke) it can also be given intravenously to take advantage of its property to dilate blood vessels - as part of a chemical stress test (for the heart) along with nuclear imaging.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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