ABOUT THE DRUG:
Cilostazole is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Pletoz tablets. Cilostazol is considered an anti-platelet and a vasodilator type of medication. It is used in the alleviation of the symptom of intermittent claudication in individuals with peripheral vascular disease.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Pletoz100 mg medication prevents the blood cells from sticking together and clotting and improve blood circulation by widening blood vessels in the legs. The tablets are used to treat intermittent claudication, a condition caused by reduced blood flow to the legs that causes cramps or muscle pain during exercise or walking.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
This drug consists of Cilostazole. The drug belongs to the class of medicines known as platelet-aggregation inhibitors, which is a phosphodiesterase type 3 inhibitor. It works in two ways, firstly it increases the blood flow by widening the blood vessels of the affected areas and it also decreases the clotting of blood cells called platelets. Its main effects are dilation of the arteries that supply blood to the legs and decreasing platelet coagulation.
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Pletoz 100 mg Tablet
Pletoz 50 mg Tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active pharmaceutical ingredient Cilostazole or any other ingredient of the medicine
You have Congestive heart failure
Have bleeding problems or a disorder where blood is unable to form blood clots, or active bleeding (eg, bleeding peptic ulcer, bleeding in the brain)
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are a breastfeeding mother
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have a problem of high blood pressure
Have liver disease
Have any kidney disease
Have a history of any skin reactions such as rash, hives, itching
Haverecently had a surgery including dental surgery
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, your medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide your correct dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 100 mg tablets to substitute one 200 mg tablet.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken with the food or without the food as directed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not stop and change the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Cilostazol, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time, can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PLETOZ 100MG:
If any of these effects continuing for a long time, contact your doctor immediately.
Shortness of breath
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must let your doctor know in advance about your medical history and the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: diltiazem, erythromycin, fluconazole, Clarithromycin, fluoxetine, indinavir, ketoconazole, nelfinavir, omeprazole, itraconazole, ritonavir, telithromycin, or ticlopidine. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interactions. Never start a new medication without contacting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they show similar symptoms as you do
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
In case you do not feel better and comfort after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it