What is Aspirin-Dipyridamol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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The combination of aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole is used to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had transient ischemia of the brain or ischemic stroke due to thrombosis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Transient ischemic attack 22 14
Ischemia stroke 3 2
Prevent blood clotting 3 2
Support circulatory health 2 0
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 15

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Side effect Patients
Dizziness upon standing 1
Headaches 1
Lightheadedness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Dosage Patients
25-200 mg twice daily 1
80 mg daily 1
81 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 9 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 18
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 13
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Clopidogrel (Plavix) 1

Patients stopped taking Aspirin-Dipyridamol and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Clopidogrel (Plavix) 1
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Aspirin-Dipyridamol

Jan 18, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transient ischemic attack)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 25 mg-200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: IT KEEPS YOUR BLOOD THIN SO NO CLOTS OR TIA'S

Sep 2, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for transient ischemic attack)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 25 mg-200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: YOU BRUISE EASY, IF ANY SURGERY YOU HAVE TO GO OFF OF IT
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 10, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transient ischemic attack)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 25 mg-200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this morning and bedtime. Easy to take.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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