Pletoz 50mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:23 am

Pletoz 50mg Tablet

Uses of Pletoz 50mg Tablet

Pletoz 50mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Intermittent Claudication

Side effects of Pletoz 50mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Pletoz 50mg Tablet are – Angina, Chest Pain, Hypertension, Hypotension, Palpitations, Pharyngitis, Rhinitis, Abdominal Pain, Abnormal Stool, Diarrhea

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Pletoz 50mg Tablet

Do not use Pletoz 50mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Cilostazol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Pletoz 50mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Pletoz 50mg Tablet works

Pletoz 50mg Tablet contains – Cilostazol

Cilostazol works in two ways. It increases blood flow by widening the blood vessels of the affected areas and it also reduces the clotting activity of blood cells called platelets. Cilostazol is prescribed by specialist doctors when it is not possible to improve the symptoms of intermittent claudication by other means.

Dosage of Pletoz 50mg Tablet

The dosage of Pletoz 50mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Pletoz 50mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Pletoz 50mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Stiloz 50mg Tablet  ( Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

124.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Cilodoc 50mg Tablet  ( Lupin Ltd. )

103.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Cilobid 50mg Tablet  ( Theia Healthcare )

69.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Stozic 50mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

76.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- diltiazem, erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, omeprazole: Increased plasma cilostazol level.

Food :- grapefruit: Increased risk of adverse reactions.

high-fat foods: Faster cilostazol absorption and increased risk of adverse reactions.

Activity :- smoking: Decreased cilostazol effects by about 20%.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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