Generic Name- Cilostazol
CIPLA LTD, India's largest pharmaceutical company, manufactured the Pletal, which is available in Safe Canada digital pharmacy. The drug has already been categorized with a 4-star rating. Pletal is generally known with its generic name (Cilostazol) in the medical field. Via Safe Canada pharmacy, anyone can obtain it with a valid prescription.
What are the uses of Pletal (Cilostazol) - Generic Tablets?
This is a common drug used in the treatment of intermittent claudication (ailments of blood flow in arms or legs). The drug can be effective in reducing muscle pain or cramps that usually occur during walking or exercise. This vasodilator and anti-platelet medicine increase the blood flow and the level of oxygen that muscles require during work-out or walking. Claudication generally occurs when the oxygen level decreases in the muscle. Cilostazol works by widening the blood-vessels as well as preventing the platelet from sticking together to smooth the blood flow.
What are the dosage and direction of Pletal (Cilostazol) - Generic Tablets?
You're advised to check the medicine leaflet or follow the physician's instructions before starting the drug. The tablet is consumed by mouth with/ without food. Generally, the medicine is prescribed twice daily, a minimum of 30 minutes before a meal or 2 hours after a meal, or follow as your doctor instructed. The medicine dose can be varied from patient to patient depending on the medical situation, age and other facts. Overdosing or reducing the dose must not be done to avoid harsh reactions. Take the dose as the physician recommends you; always remember the doctor already checks the risk over the benefits.
What precautions should I take when taking Pletal (Cilostazol) - Generic Tablets?
Precaution is mandatory for the patients having specific medical history such as blood disorder, irregular heartbeat, previous history of heart disease (heart attack, chest pain, etc.), kidney ailment, ulcer, etc. Apart from this, in case you're allergic to the Pletal's primary active compound (Cilostazol), then inform your doctor or pharmacist. This drug can cause dizziness since the consumption of marijuana or alcohol leads to severe side effects. Moreover, alcohol consumption shouldn't be continued during this medication as it enhances the risk of stomach bleeding. In rare cases, Cilostazol can also cause QT prolongation since patients having heart ailments should be more cautious. It's an anti-coagulation drug, so keep yourself distance from sharp objects like nail cutters, razors to prevent accidents; additionally, inform the dentist or surgeon about this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding women must consult with a physician before starting the treatment.
What are the contraindications of Pletal (Cilostazol) - Generic Tablets?
Some common reactions that you may experience when taking Pletal are-
• Runny nose.
• Sore throat.
• Swelling on hands or feet.
• A minor change in vision.
• Skin allergies such as rashes, swelling or itching.
The above-mentioned symptoms are common though many patients do not report having any reactions. These side effects are temporary; however, if it persists for an extended period or gets worse, you should visit physicians and consult about this matter.