dipyridamolemedical dictionary

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2,2',2'',2'''-((4,8-di-1-piperidinylpyrimido(5,4-d)pyrimidine-2,6-diyl)dinitrilo)tetrakisethanol. A coronary vasodilator often used in diagnostic imaging. It has been known to induce myocardial ischaemia in patients with ischaemic heart disease.

Pharmacological action: platelet aggregation inhibitors, vasodilator agents.

Chemical name: Ethanol, 2,2',2'',2'''-((4,8-di-1-piperidinylpyrimido(5,4-d)pyrimidine-2,6-diyl)dinitrilo)tetrakis-

(12 Dec 1998)