Pletoz 50 Mg
USA Brand Name
Pletoz 50 Mg Tablet (Cilostazol)
What Is The Generic Name For Pletoz?
Cilostazol is the generic version for Pletoz
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
About Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)
Pletoz 50 mg contains Cilostazol as an active ingredient which is used in the treatment of Intermittent Claudication like Pain, Cramping, Numbness, etc and available at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores and given by doctor’s prescription only.
Cipla (India) is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Pletoz 50 mg.
Pletoz 50 mg contains Cilostazol, 50 mg per tablet which is available in the various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
Pletoz 50 mg is used in the treatment of:
Intermittent Claudication like Pain, Cramping, Numbness and weakness
How Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol) Works?
Pletoz 50 mg containing Cilostazol widens the blood vessels and decreases the stickiness of the platelets which increases blood flow to the lower limbs.
Before You Use Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
Make sure that:
You are not allergic to Cilostazol
You do not take alcohol
Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre- existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)
What Should You Avoid While Taking Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
Avoid taking alcohol or other non prescribed drugs
Avoid Grapefruit juice
Avoid driving and doing any machinery works which require your alertness
You should avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
You should not take Pletoz 50 mg if you:
Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity
Have Liver/Kidney Dysfunctioning
Have Congestive Heart Failure as it can make situation worse
Tell Your Doctor If You:
Have Allergy to the Tablet
Have heart problems like Heart Failure
Have any Kidney/Liver Disease
Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
Pletoz 50 mg contains Cilostazol, which is used to prevent Intermittent Claudication. It is available in various strengths and substitutes and should be given on prescription only. You should consult your doctor for the duration of dosage and frequency as age and severity of condition differ from person to person.
Adults are advised to take Pletoz 50 mg tablet at a fixed time i.e. one hour before meals at evening time or as instructed by your Doctor. Try to take it regularly for better results. Contact your doctor if it is not working even after 4 weeks.
How Much Of The Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol) to Be Used?
Pletoz 50 mg is available in various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores. Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Pletoz 50 mg.
How To Take The Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
Pletoz 50 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time i.e. one hour before the meal or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with water without chewing or crushing it.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
You are always advised to take Pletoz 50 mg as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop using this medicine suddenly if you are feeling better. You are not advised to take it in a larger amount or for a longer time than recommended.
Do not use it more than 3 months if it is not effective to bring out enough therapeutic effects.
Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect any overdose symptoms.
You should try to take every dose of Pletoz 50 mg at a fixed time. A missed dose of Pletoz 50 mg should be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose but do not double the dose if you missed once.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Pletoz 50 Mg (Cilostazol)?
Swelling of feet or lower legs
Acid or sour stomach
Loss of strength
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Pletoz 50 mg. It can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on other Medication or Beverages or Herbal Supplements. It interacts with the following medicines:
It may also interact with Disease conditions like:
Congestive Heart Failure
Warning And Precaution:
Pletoz 50 mg can worsen the conditions like:
Active pathologic bleeding
Liver/ kidney Dysfunction
It should be given cautiously in Pregnant and Breastfeeding women
Always consult your doctor to get best possible treatment or replacements when you are suffering from all these conditions.
Things To Remember:
Keep out of reach of children
Always read the information written on the leaflet of medicine
Pletoz 50 mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Always take the doses on time and regularly as per schedule.
Stop using it after 3 months if there is no progress in symptomatic relief.
Store the Pletoz 50 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and not damaged.