Aggrenox a Prescription Medication Used to Reduce the Risk of Stroke – Overview


Aggrenox is a prescription medication used
to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had or are at risk of stroke. It is a single product containing 2 medications:
aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole. The combination of aspirin and extended-release
dipyridamole is in a class of drugs called antiplatelet agents. It works by preventing
blood clots. This medication comes in capsule form and
is taken typically 2 times a day (morning and evening) with or without food. Do not chew capsule. Common side effects of Aggrenox include headache,
dyspepsia (indigestion), stomach pain, nausea, and diarrhea.