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  • coronary
  • Dipyridamole is used to dilate blood vessels in people with peripheral arterial disease and coronary artery disease Dipyridamole has been shown to lower pulmonary hypertension without significant drop of systemic blood pressure It inhibits formation of pro-inflammatory cytokines (MCP-1, MMP-9) in vitro and results in reduction of hsCRP in patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • tablets
  • Dipyridamole absorption is pH-dependent and concomitant treatment with gastric acid suppressors (such as a proton pump inhibitor) will inhibit the absorption of liquid and plain tablets. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • However, it is not licensed as monotherapy for stroke prophylaxis, although a Cochrane Review suggested that dipyridamole may reduce the risk of further vascular events in patients presenting after cerebral ischemia. (wikipedia.org)