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Persantine is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent postoperative complications after cardiac valve replacement. Persantine is indicated as an adjunctive treatment along with other anticoagulants. Persantine is also referred to by its drug name, Dipyridamole.

Persantine is an anticoagulant, or blood thinner. It is believed that Persantine works by inhibiting the formation of clots.

How do I take it?
Persantine is generally taken four times a day.

Persantine comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Persantine lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, flushed skin, rash, itching, muscle or joint pain, diarrhea, and vomiting.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Persantine can include liver failure and low blood pressure.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Persantine – RxList

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