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(Generic versions may still be available.)
Signs and symptoms as described under ADVERSE REACTIONS are expected to occur and could be even more severe in single cases. Symptomatic therapy is recommended. Should severe chest pain or brochospasm occur, parenteral aminophylline may be administered by slow intravenous injection (50-100 mg over 30 to 60 seconds) in doses ranging from 50 to 250 mg.
Hypersensitivity to dipyridamole or any of the other components of the drug.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Persantine IV Information
- Persantine IV Drug Interactions Center: dipyridamole iv
- Persantine IV Side Effects Center
- Persantine IV FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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