- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Storage Conditions
- 11 Available Alternatives
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OverviewCILOSTAZOLE is a Schedule H drug.
Cilostazol is in a class of medications called platelet-aggregation inhibitors (antiplatelet medications). It works by improving blood flow to the legs. Cilostazol dilates arteries that supply blood to your legs. Cilostazol is used to treat the symptoms of intermittent claudication. Cilostazol improves your ability to walk longer distances without pain. Take this medication at least 30 minutes before or two hours before or two hours after breakfast and dinner.
UsageCILOSTAZOLE is generally used to treat: Intermitten Claudication
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first
How Do I Take It?CILOSTAZOLE is generally taken After Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
- Take this medication at least 30 minutes before or two hours before or two hours after breakfast and dinner.
- This drug may make you dizzy. Alcohol can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol while using this medicine may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcoholic beverages.
- To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised, or injured, use caution with sharp objects like razors and nail cutters, and avoid activities such as contact sports.
- Before taking cilostazol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of serious/active bleeding, blood disorders, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease.
Symptoms of OverdosageCILOSTAZOLE over-dosage can result in: Head Headache, Loose Motion, Lightheadedness
Common Side-EffectsCILOSTAZOLE : Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Fainting, Nausea, Heartburn, Abdomen Pain, Swollen Tongue, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit
Serious Side-EffectsCILOSTAZOLE : Irregular Heartbeat, Fever
Technical ClassificationCILOSTAZOLE is categorized as: PLATELET AGGREGATION INHIBITORS / ANTIPLATELET AGENTS / COAGULATION MODIFIERS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
Common Drugs with CILOSTAZOLE as Ingredient
|CILOBID 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100.0 MG|
|CILOBID 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50.0 MG|
|CILODOC 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100 MG|
|CILODOC 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50.0 MG|
|CILOTAB 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100.0 MG|
|CILOTAB 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50.0 MG|
|PENCIL 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100.0 MG|
|PENCIL 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50 MG|
|PLETOZ 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100 MG|
|PLETOZ 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50 MG|
|PRECLAUD 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100.0 MG|
|STILOZ 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100 MG|
|STILOZ 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50 MG|
|STOZIC 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100.0 MG|
|STOZIC 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50.0 MG|
|ZILAST 100MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 100.0 MG|
|ZILAST 50MG TAB||CILOSTAZOLE 50 MG|