Dipyridamole and Aspirin (Systemic)
Brand Names : ASA, salicylic acid acetate, Aggrenox, acetylsalicylic acid
Proper Use of This Medicine
must be swallowed whole. Do not chew them, crush them or break them up before
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:
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
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Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.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.