Dipyridamole and Aspirin (Systemic)
Brand Names : ASA, salicylic acid acetate, Aggrenox, acetylsalicylic acid
Precautions While Using This Medicine
and aspirin combination provide better protection against the formation of
blood clots than either of the medicines used alone. However, the risk of
bleeding may also be increased. To reduce the risk of bleeding:
Do not take aspirin, or any combination medicine
containing aspirin in addition to this medicine unless the same doctor who
directed you to take dipyridamole and aspirin also directs you to take aspirin
If you need a medicine to relieve pain or a fever, your doctor may
not want you to take extra aspirin. It is a good idea to discuss this with
your doctor, so that you will know ahead of time what medicine to take.
Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits.
Tell all medical doctors and dentists you go to that
you are taking dipyridamole and aspirin
Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting may occur
especially when you get up from a lying or sitting position. Getting up slowly
may help. If this problem continues or gets worse, check with your doctor.
Do not stop taking this medicine for any reason without
first checking with the doctor who directed you to take it.