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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Dipyridamole And Aspirin (Overview)

Dipyridamole|aspirin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Can I take aspirin and dipyridamole?

Can I take aspirin and dipyridamole?

Yes but bleeding ris: The combination exists in one pill called " aggrenox". It is useful in stroke prevention, but it can cause bleeding, and only a doctor can decide if the benefits outweigh the risks of taking both. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
20 doctors shared insights

Dipyridamole And Aspirin (Overview)

Dipyridamole|aspirin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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Can I take aspirin and dipyridamole?

Yes but bleeding ris: The combination exists in one pill called " aggrenox". It is useful in stroke prevention, but it can cause bleeding, and only a doctor can decide if the benefits outweigh the risks of taking both. ...Read more

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Why is my partial thromboplastin time in the lowest range even though I'm taking aspirin and dipyridamole?

Why is my partial thromboplastin time in the lowest range even though I'm taking aspirin and dipyridamole?

Unrelated: Partial thromboplastin time relates to factors involved in clotting of blood that are unrelated to platelets. This is a very common point of confusion. This will help you get started; read up further if you like. ...Read more

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Can I take aggrenox in place of 325mg aspirin? Thanks in advance.

Can I take aggrenox in place of 325mg aspirin? Thanks in advance.

For what?: Aggrenox contains Aspirin (plus dipyridamole). What are you treating? It's indicated for TIA and stroke. If you're using it for heart attack prophylaxis, it hasn't been studied for that indication. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

Consult your doctor: Aspirin taken daily, in low doses, may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, but it has deleterious effects as well. You should consult your doctor before self medicating with Aspirin or any other drug/medication. ...Read more

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I took 6 aspirins and 1 antibiotic is it bad?

I took 6 aspirins and 1 antibiotic is it bad?

6 Aspirins: Taking 6 aspirin tablets at one time is not good for a few reasons. It can thin your blood causing you to bleed easier. It can cause significant irritation to the lining of the stomach and can lead to bleeding and ulcers. It can cause strain on the kidneys and can lead to metabolic disturbances if taken in excess.Consult your physician before taking more than the recommended dosage of any medicine ...Read more

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Dr. Timothy Guiney
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Dipyridamole (Definition)

Dipyridamole (Persantine) is a platelet inhibitor is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Berry
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Persantine (Definition)

Persantine is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more