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Myocardial infarction secondary to dipyridamole overdose.
  1. M Jahangiri,
  2. D R Holdright
  1. Guy's Hospital, London.


    A case of myocardial infarction secondary to dipyridamole overdose is described in a 62-year-old woman with longstanding angina. Therapeutic doses of dipyridamole are associated with reversible myocardial ischaemia in a proportion of patients but serious adverse events are rare (Homma et al., 1987). To our knowledge this is the first reported case of dipyridamole overdose in the literature.

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