Dipyridamole helps to prevent platelets in your blood from sticking together and forming a blood clot on or around an artificial heart valve.
Dipyridamole is used to prevent blood clots after heart valve replacement surgery.
Persantine, Persantine IV
tightness or swelling of neck
yellow eyes or skin
Some of the side effects that can occur with dipyridamole may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
Abdominal or stomach cramps
dizziness or lightheadedness
nausea or vomiting
General discomfort and/or unusual tiredness or weakness
joint pain or swelling
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