What is the generic name of Pletaal?

What Is Cilostazol and How Does It Work? Cilostazol is a quinolinone derivative used for treatment of intermittent claudication and peripheral vascular disease. Cilostazol is available under the following different brand names: Pletal.

What is cilostazol 100 mg used for?

Cilostazol is used to reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication (pain in the legs that worsens when walking and improves when resting that is caused by narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood to the legs).

Does cilostazol lower blood pressure?

Taking Cilostazol tablets may cause you to have heart problems, including a fast heart beat, palpitations, irregular heartbeat, and low blood pressure.

Is pletal a blood thinner?

Cilostazol is an antiplatelet drug and a vasodilator. It works by stopping blood cells called platelets from sticking together and prevents them from forming harmful clots. It also widens blood vessels in the legs.

How long should you take Pletal?

The recommended dosage of PLETAL is 100 mg twice daily taken at least half an hour before or two hours after breakfast and dinner. Patients may respond as early as 2 to 4 weeks after the initiation of therapy, but treatment for up to 12 weeks may be needed before a beneficial effect is experienced.

What happens if I stop taking cilostazol?

If you feel that this medicine is not working, do not stop taking it on your own. Instead, check with your doctor. Cilostazol can temporarily lower the number of white blood cells in your blood, increasing the chance of getting an infection.

What are the Common side effects of Pletal 50 mg?

Table 1: Most Common Adverse Reactions in Patients on Pletal (PLT) 50 or 100 mg Twice Daily (Incidence at least 2% and Occurring More Frequently (≥ 2%) in the 100 mg Twice Daily Group than on Placebo)

How many milligrams of Pletal are there?

How supplied. Pletal is supplied as 50 mg and 100 mg tablets. The 50 mg tablets are white, triangular, debossed with Pletal 50, and provided in bottles of 60 tablets (NDC 59148-003-16). The 100 mg tablets are white, round, debossed with Pletal 100, and provided in bottles of 60 tablets (NDC 59148-002-16).

What’s the generic name for the drug Pletal?

Pletal Generic name: cilostazol (sye LOE sta zol)

What does Pletal do to the blood vessels?

Pletal is a vasodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in your blood vessels to help them dilate (widen). This medicine dilates arteries that supply blood to your legs.