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Dipyridamole and Aspirin (Systemic)

Brand Names : ASA, salicylic acid acetate, Aggrenox, acetylsalicylic acid

Dipyridamole and Aspirin | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Proper Use of This Medicine

The capsules must be swallowed whole. Do not chew them, crush them or break them up before taking.

Dosing - The dose of dipyridamole and aspirin will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label . The following information includes only the average doses of dipyridamole and aspirin. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

  • For preventing stroke:
    • For oral dosage form (capsules):
      • Adults - The usual dose is one capsule twice a day, one in the morning and one in the evening.
      • Children - Use is not recommended.

Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Storage - To store this medicine:

  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Do not store in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
  • Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Ask your health care professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.

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