Dipyridamole (Persantine)

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General information

Class/mechanism from Wikipedia: inhibits the phosphodiesterase enzymes that normally break down cAMP (increasing cellular cAMP levels and blocking the platelet aggregation response to ADP) and/or cGMP.
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

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Also known as

  • Brand name: Persantine