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Definition of "dipyridamole" [dipyridamole]

  • A drug, C24H40N8O4, that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris and as an antiplatelet agent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dipyridamole" in a sentence
  • "Synavive is the Cambridge, Mass., company's most advanced drug, and combined an agent called dipyridamole with the steroid prednisolone."
  • "Zacks analyst notes: Zalicus leading pipeline candidate is Synavive, a combination of the cardiovascular drug dipyridamole and an unconventionally low dose of the glucocorticoid steroid prednisolone, currently under mid-stage clinical development for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA)."
  • "Effect of dipyridamole plus aspirin on hemodialysis graft patency."