Pletoz 50mg Tablet
Pletoz 50mg Tablet

Pletoz 50mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Pletoz Tablet is used for the treatment of cramp-like pain in the legs due to decreased blood supply (intermittent claudication). It contains cilostazol as its active medicine. Do not take this medici...
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ContainsCilostazol / Cilostazole(50.0 Mg)
UsesIntermittent claudication (pain in the legs)
Side effectsVomiting, nausea, headache, dizziness
ClassificationVASODILATING AGENT
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Uses of Pletoz 50 MG

Pletoz Tablet is used for the treatment of cramping pain in the legs during walking due to insufficient blood supply in the legs (intermittent claudication).

Contraindications of Pletoz 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to cilostazol or any other ingredients of Pletoz Tablet.
  • If you have any kidney or liver problems.
  • If you have any heart-related disorders such as heart attack or abnormal heart rhythm.
  • If you have any condition which may increase the chances of bleeding or bruising like, stomach ulcers, history of stroke in the last six months, eye problems associated with diabetes, uncontrolled blo...
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  • If you are taking medicines like Aspirin and Clopidogrel or any other medicines which may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • If you are suffering from chest pain, heart attack currently or in the last 6 months.
  • Pregnant women should not take Pletoz Tablet.

Side effects of Pletoz 50 MG

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rashes
  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Pletoz 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pletoz Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of this medicine during pregnancy. The use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pletoz Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The use of Pletoz Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding as the component of this medicine passes into breastmilk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pletoz Tablet?
A:
This medicine may cause dizziness, headache, tiredness or feel sick. So, do not drive or use machinery if you are taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pletoz Tablet?
A:
The chances of dizziness increases if you take this medicine with alcohol. Even alcohol adds on the side effects related to the liver with concomitant use of this medicine. So, avoid using this medicine with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart problems or heart rhythm abnormalities.
  • You have any problems related to blood pressure.
  • You need any surgery like teeth removal during the Pletoz Tablet treatment, inform your dentist.
  • You show symptoms like easy bruising, bleeding, fever or sore throat.
  • Pletoz Tablet is not suitable for children and adolescents.

Mode of Action of Pletoz 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Cilostazol improves the blood flow and circulation in the legs. So, patients can walk more distance without pain. It is recommended in patients whose symptoms can’t be improved with lifestyle modifica...
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Directions for Use of Pletoz 50 MG

  • Pletoz Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Pletoz 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pletoz Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine with blood thinners with this medicine may increase the risk of side effects.
  • This medicine should not be used with any other blood pressure lowering medications as it can lower the blood pressure and result in undesirable effects.
  • The effect of this medicine increases when used together with medicines to lower acidity such as Omeprazole. This may increase the risk of side effects associated with Pletoz Tablet.
  • It is important to inform the doctor about all the medication and herbal supplements consumed before using this medicine.

Interactions with food items

Large amounts of grapefruit juice along with this medicine may reduce its effect.

Storage and disposal of Pletoz 50 MG

  • Keep Pletoz Tablet out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • Store it below 30°C in the original packaging.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Pletoz 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Pletoz Tablet may increase the side effect of medicine. You may feel severe headache, diarrhoea, increase in heart rate, and irregularities of your heartbeats. Seek immediat...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Pletoz Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a dou...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Pletoz Tablet with other blood pressure lowering medicines?

A: This combination may decrease the blood pressure too low and produce symptoms like chest pain, abnormal fast heartbeats and sometimes heart attack or stroke. So, always tell your doctor beforehand if you are using any other blood pressure lowering medicines.

Q: How Pletoz Tablet works?

A: Pletoz Tablet inhibits the enzyme phosphodiesterase type 3 in the body. Thus, improves the blood flow and circulation in the legs. So, patients can walk more distance without pain. It is useful in patients with intermittent claudication.

Q: Can I smoke if I am taking Pletoz Tablet?

A: No, Smoking decreases the effectiveness of Pletoz Tablet. Even smoking worsens the symptoms related to intermittent claudication, so avoid smoking during therapy.
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Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2022 | 12:09 PM (IST)
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