Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug, C24H40N8O4, that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris and as an antiplatelet agent.

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  • noun A drug that inhibits thrombus formation when given chronically and causes vasodilation when given at high doses over a short time.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[di– + pyrid(ine) + –am(ine) + –ole.]

Examples

  • Synavive is the Cambridge, Mass., company's most advanced drug, and combined an agent called dipyridamole with the steroid prednisolone.

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  • Zacks analyst notes: Zalicus leading pipeline candidate is Synavive, a combination of the cardiovascular drug dipyridamole and an unconventionally low dose of the glucocorticoid steroid prednisolone, currently under mid-stage clinical development for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA).

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  • Effect of dipyridamole plus aspirin on hemodialysis graft patency.

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  • Effect of dipyridamole plus aspirin on hemodialysis graft patency.

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  • However, to hold trental dosage upset, your monograph may want you to consider the dipyridamole with migraine or milk.

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  • PROFESS: No neuroprotective effect of dipyridamole, aspirin, or telmisartan in recurrent stroke

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  • There was no significant difference in functional outcomes on either the mRS or the Barthel Index for the comparison of aspirin plus dipyridamole vs clopidogrel (which had not been shown previously to have any putative neuroprotective effect) or for the comparison of telmisartan vs placebo.

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  • Results of the other two main analyses, one comparing aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole with clopidogrel for the prevention of recurrent stroke and another comparing telmisartan vs placebo in these same patients, were published online August 27 in the

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  • They point out that the PROFESS investigators did not put their trust in indirect comparisons that had suggested superiority of the combination of aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole over clopidogrel but directly compared the 2, finding no evidence in the difference between these interventions in the prevention of major vascular events, including cardiac events in patients with subacute ischemic stroke.

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  • If clinical trials were sporting contests, then it would be fair to say that low-dose aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole

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