Weekdays 6 AM - 8 PM Weekends 7 AM-5 PM PST

Your prescription - Your Choice

Choose either the B (Brand) or the G (Generic) alternative below:
  • Step 1.
TOP GENERIC CHOICE

Dipyridamole
(Generic alternative to Persantine)

Formulation : Tablet

symbol_rx Prescription Required
Category:
transparent
OR
TOP BRAND CHOICE

Persantine
(Dipyridamole)

Formulation : Tablet

symbol_rx Prescription Required
Category:
transparent

What is Persantine /Dipyridamole used for?

Persantine is a prescription medication that is used to prevent blood clots after heart valve replacement surgery. This medication works by preventing the platelets in the blood from clotting, in order to prevent blood clots from affecting an artificial heart valve.

How should Persantine /Dipyridamole be stored?

Store Persantine tablets in an area that is at room temperature. Ensure that this medication is protected from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Persantine/Dipyridamole ?

Persantine is a prescription medication that should be taken in the exact fashion that is outlined in your prescription. If your prescription is unclear, contact your healthcare provider for more information. This medication may be taken in conjunction with other medications in order to effectively prevent blood clotting. Most physicians recommend for Persantine tablets to be orally consumed with a full glass of water.

When should Persantine /Dipyridamole not be taken?

Do not take Persantine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, especially dipyridamole.

What precautions should I follow when taking Persantine /Dipyridamole ?

Before taking this medication, let your doctor know if you have liver disease, low blood pressure, angina, coronary artery disease or if you have recently had a heart attack. You may require a special dosage in order to safely take this medication.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Persantine /Dipyridamole ?

Certain drugs can interact with the effectiveness of this medication, in some cases causing severe side effects. Doctors recommend avoiding non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs while you are taking Persantine. It's important to tell your doctor if you are taking any other medications (prescription or non-prescription) before you begin taking Persantine.

When should Persantine /Dipyridamole not be taken?

Severe: coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; black, bloody or tarry stools; or nosebleeds or other bleeding that will not stop.

Common: mild skin rash or itching; headache; muscle or joint pain; warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin; upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting; or dizziness.

GUARANTEE SealSpan
DoctorSolve disclaimer