Aspirin / Dipyridamole Dosage
Medically reviewed on February 15, 2018.
Applies to the following strengths: 25 mg-200 mg
Usual Adult Dose for:
Additional dosage information:
Usual Adult Dose for Ischemic Stroke - Prophylaxis
Aspirin 25 mg-Dipyridamole 200 mg orally twice a day
Comments: If intolerable headaches occur during initial treatment, switch to aspirin 25 mg-dipyridamole 200 mg orally at bedtime and low-dose aspirin in the morning; return to usual regimen as soon as possible, usually within 1 week.
Use: To reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had transient ischemia of the brain or complete ischemic stroke due to thrombosis.
Renal Dose Adjustments
GFR 10 mL/min or greater: Data not available
GFR less than 10 mL/min: Not recommended
Liver Dose Adjustments
Mild to moderate liver dysfunction: No adjustment recommended
Severe liver dysfunction: Not recommended
This drug is not recommended for use in children.
Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.
Data not available
-If a dose is missed, patients should continue with the next regularly scheduled dose.
-This drug is not interchangeable with the individual components.
General: The amount of aspirin in this product may not provide adequate treatment for certain cardiovascular indications.
-Gastrointestinal: Signs of ulceration and bleeding
-Inform patients of the bleeding risk, including intracranial and gastrointestinal bleeding.
-Inform patients about signs and symptoms of bleeding, including occult bleeding.
-Counsel patients who consume three or more alcoholic drinks every day about the bleeding risks involved with chronic, heavy alcohol use while taking aspirin.
-If this drug is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, the patient should be apprised of the potential harm to the fetus.
-Tell patients to contact their physician if they experience intolerable headaches.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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