Peridamol Suspension

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Composition for Peridamol NA Suspension

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Primarily used for

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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Peridamol Suspension

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Uses of Peridamol Suspension

Peridamol Suspension is used to prevent stroke
It is also used to prevent blood clot after artificial heart valves and reduce the risk of having another stroke in people who have already suffered a stroke.
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Side effects of Peridamol Suspension

Common

Headache, Flushing of face, Dizziness, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Peridamol Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Peridamol Suspension empty stomach.

How Peridamol Suspension works

Peridamol suspension is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Peridamol Suspension

Expert advice for Peridamol Suspension

  • Do not use dipyridamole tablet, if you are allergic to dipyridamole or any other ingredients.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking dipyridamole, if you have disorders of blood vessels in the heart (coronary artery disease); narrowing/blocking of valves in the heart (aortic stenosis); low blood pressure (hypotension); chest pain (angina) or heart attack (myocardial infarction).
  • Do not use dipyridamole, if you have myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by weak muscles and unusual tiredness).
  • Use of dipyridamole is not recommended in children aged below 12 years.
  • You may experience pulsating headaches while taking dipyridamole which usually disappears when dose is reduced.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking dipyridamole, if you are pregnant (especially in the first trimester), planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Peridamol Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Peridamol Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Peridamol Suspension is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Peridamol Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Peridamol Suspension is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Peridamol Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Peridamol Suspension is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Peridamol Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Rablet 20mg Tablet, Aciloc 25mg Injection, Rabot 20mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Dipyridamole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Peridamol NA Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Dipyridamole

No. Peridamol is an active form of the drug
Peridamol is used along with other drugs (e.g. aspirin) to reduce risk of blood clots (deep venous thrombosis, recurrent venous thrombosis) which may occur typically after surgeries (e.g. heart valve replacement surgery)
Peridamol belongs to a class of drugs called antithrombotic (anticoagulant) drugs with antiplatelet activity. It reduces clot formation by interfering with the activation of platelets which is essential in clot formation
Yes. Peridamol is a blood thinner or anticoagulant and reduces risk of blood clots by inhibiting platelet activity that is essential in clot formation
No. Peridamol is a blood thinner or anticoagulant and reduces risk of blood clots. It does not have effects like statins (lowering blood cholesterol) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs (reducing pain and inflammation)
Peridamol and aspirin are two different drugs with similar uses but different mechanism of action. Some marketed medicines may contain a combination of aspirin and Peridamol (e.g. Aggrenox)
The Peridamol stress test or thallium scan test helps your doctor identify areas of your heart which do not receive enough blood supply (myocardial perfusion) due to diseases of blood vessels in the heart (coronary artery disease). Peridamol is directly administered into blood vessels (IV) to induce stress on the heart which is similar to physical exercise by increasing blood flow to the heart. It is usually used in patients who cannot exercise.
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Substitutes for Peridamol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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