di·​pyr·​i·​dam·​ole (ˈ)dī-ˌpir-ə-ˈdam-ˌȯl How to pronounce dipyridamole (audio) -ˌōl How to pronounce dipyridamole (audio)
: a drug C24H40N8O4 that inhibits the activation and aggregation of platelets and is used chiefly to prevent blood clot formation

Note: Dipyridamole is marketed under the trademark Persantine and when used in combination with aspirin, under the trademark Aggrenox.

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“Dipyridamole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dipyridamole. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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