Aggrenox , a combination of aspirin and dipyridamole, is an anti platelet capsule used to prevent strokes in patients who have had ischemic stroke or transient ischemia caused by blood clots.
The capsule is usually taken by mouth twice daily for adults. Children and teenagers should not take aspirin-related medicines for flu symptoms or chickenpox without checking with a doctor.
Avoid taking Aggrenox if you have had severe allergic reactions to aspirin, any medicine containing aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, including rash, hives or breathing difficulties,.
The common side effects of Aggrenox include headache, stomach pain, dizziness, heartburn or constipation.
Aggrenox may be prescribed to other conditions, as determined by your doctor.