Drug Combo Keeps Kidney Artery-Vein Grafts Viable
...s dialysis patients' quality of life, study says
WEDNESDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of aspirin and the anti-clotting drug dipyridamole
reduces blockages and extends the useful life of new artery-vein access grafts used for kidney dialysis, new research has found.
Ibuprofen destroys aspirin's positive effect on stroke risk
...Gengo and colleagues verified with urine testing that all 18 patients, six men and 12 women, were taking their aspirin or aspirin and extended release dipyridamole
as directed. Information on the concomitant use of NSAIDS was obtained from patient interviews. Data from the earlier healthy volunteer study showed ...
Taking the stress out of choosing the right stress test
...ven after exercise has started.
Picking the right pharmacologic agent can even be an issue. For example, the two most popular agents adenosine and dipyridamole
can increase problems such as wheezing, says Dr. Patel. In patients with those problems, physicians opt for dobutamine, the least used agent because ...
Aspirin surpasses Modern Anti-clotting Drugs
...clotting effects. They are: ticlopidine (Ticlid), clopidogrel (Plavix), and dipyridamole
with very small doses of aspirin (Aggrenox). Ticlopidine's use is now known...e the drug. Finally, the British Medical Journal concluded that addition of dipyridamole
to aspirin produced no significant further reduction in vascular events com...