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Aggrenox (ASA + Dipyridamole)

Known as Asasantin Retard in the UK

Prescription medicineOnly Available By Prescription
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25/200mg
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We guarantee the lowest price on all of our prescription products. If you find your medications cheaper at any other recognized licensed mail order pharmacy, we will not only match their price, we will beat it by 25% of the difference. It is our 125% price match guarantee!

Example: If you find a product on Canada Drugs Direct for $50.00 and find the same product for $40.00 at another mail order pharmacy, we will provide you with a $12.50 discount, bringing your total to $37.50.

To get the discount please make sure to mention the price match to the customer service team when they call to collect payment for your order. Or call toll free at 1-888-904-8467 to place the order through the phone.

Terms & Conditions of Program

  • Guaranteed lowest price is only valid at the time of sale.
  • We will only match the current advertised price.
  • Products must be identical and in stock at the time of placing an order with a licensed mail order pharmacy. The must be a member of CIPA (Canadian International Pharmacy Association).
  • Products must be authentic in brand and size (same manufacturer, same country of manufacture, same pack size, same strength and same quantity).
  • Products must be new. We cannot match the price of any used, short expiry or expired product.
  • Price match can only be issued over the phone with our customer service team
What is a Generic Drug?

A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.

The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.

Description

Chemical Name ASPIRIN (AS-pir-in) and DIPYRIDAMOLE (dye-peer-ID-a-mole)

AGGRENOX is an FDA-approved prescription medication to lower the risk of stroke in people who have had either a TIA (transient ischemic attack or "mini-stroke") or stroke due to a blood clot. It contains a combination of aspirin and dipyridamole. Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.

In a clinical study, AGGRENOX helped reduce the risk of stroke in patients who had a TIA or stroke due to a blood clot. Patients taking AGGRENOX twice a day were 22% less likely to have stroke than patients taking low-dose aspirin (25 mg twice daily) alone. Additionally, over 90% of patients on AGGRENOX remained free of recurrent stroke.

Directions

Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Take each dose with a full glass (8 ounces) of water. AGGRENOX can be taken with or without food. Do not crush, chew, break, or open the capsule. Swallow the pill whole.

Cautions

Patients should not take this medication if:

  • they are a child or teenager who has a fever, especially if the child also has flu symptoms or chicken pox
  • you are allergic to aspirin or dipyridamole (Persantine)
  • have asthma
  • have nasal polyps
  • have a history of allergy to an NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
Before taking AGGRENOX, tell your doctor if you are:
  • allergic to any drugs
  • have a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding
  • have a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia
  • have or had heart disease, congestive heart failure, or recent heart attack
  • have liver disease
  • have kidney disease
  • have low blood pressure
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding

Side Effects

Some patients who take AGGRENOX may experience side effects. The most common side effects of include headache, upset stomach, and diarrhea. Because AGGRENOX contains aspirin, the risk of bleeding is increased and it may take longer to stop bleeding.

AGGRENOX may cause serious side effects such as:

  • Severe headache with drowsiness
  • Confusion or memory change
  • Passing out (becoming unconscious)
  • Bleeding in your stomach or intestine
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn or nausea
  • Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like "coffee grounds"
  • Red or bloody stools
  • Black stools that look like tar
  • New or worsening chest pain in some people with heart disease
  • Liver problems
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pale-colored stool
  • Stomach-area (abdominal) pain
  • Yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes
  • Dark urine
  • Itching
Call your doctor right away if you have any of the symptoms listed above.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about additional side effects that you may experience.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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