Table 4

Frequency of Side Effects During Dipyridamole Infusion in Patients With and Without Coronary Artery Disease

CAD (n = 20)No CAD (n = 6)p Value
Cardiac
 Dyspnea5 (25%)0 (0%)NS
 Chest pain16 (80%)3 (50%)NS
 ST segment depression5 (25%)0 (0%)NS
 Atrioventricular block (2nd degree, type 1)1 (5%)1 (17%)NS
Noncardiac
 Headache5 (25%)1 (17%)NS
 Flushing4 (20%)0 (0%)NS
 Nausea0 (0%)0 (0%)NS
 Epigastric discomfort2 (10%)0 (0%)NS
Aminophylline treatment13 (65%)1 (17%)NS

Data presented are number (%) of patients. CAD = coronary artery disease.