Stozic 50mg Tablet
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Stozic 50 MG Description
Stozic 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 medic
ine if you are having a history of allergy, any heart problems like chest pain or abnormal heart rhythm, bleeding problems, kidney or liver problems and in pregnancy or breastfeeding. Do not take this medicine with any other medicines which increases the chances of bleeding. Take immediate medical attention if you feel chest pain that radiates to the shoulder or back. It should not be used in children.
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|Contains||Cilostazol / Cilostazole(50.0 Mg)|
|Uses||Intermittent claudication (pain in the legs)|
|Side effects||Vomiting, nausea, headache, dizziness|
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Uses of Stozic 50 MG
Stozic 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 Stozic 50 MG
- If you are allergic to cilostazol or any other ingredients of Stozic 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 blood pressure....
- 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 Stozic Tablet.
Side effects of Stozic 50 MG
- Abdominal pain
- Chest pain
Precautions and Warnings of Stozic 50 MG
Can I take Stozic Tablet during pregnancy?
Limited information is available on the use of this medicine during pregnancy. The use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended.
Can I take Stozic Tablet while breastfeeding?
The use of Stozic Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding as the component of this medicine passes into breastmilk.
Can I drive if I have consumed Stozic Tablet?
This medicine may cause dizziness, headache, tiredness or feel sick. So, do not drive or use machinery if you are taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Stozic Tablet?
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 Stozic Tablet treatment, inform your dentist.
- You show symptoms like easy bruising, bleeding, fever or sore throat.
- Stozic Tablet is not suitable for children and adolescents.
Mode of Action of Stozic 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 modification like increasing exercise or smoking cessation. Your doctor may advise you to continue those lifestyle changes along with this medicine for better results....
Directions for Use of Stozic 50 MG
- Stozic 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 Stozic 50 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Stozic 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 Stozic 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 Stozic 50 MG
- Keep Stozic 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 Stozic 50 MG
Symptoms of an overdose of Stozic Tablet may increase the side effect of medicine. You may feel severe headache, diarrhoea, increase in heart rate, and irregularities of your heartbeats. Seek immediate medical attention if you take too many tablets....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Stozic 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 double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take Stozic 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 Stozic Tablet works?
A: Stozic 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 Stozic Tablet?
A: No, Smoking decreases the effectiveness of Stozic Tablet. Even smoking worsens the symptoms related to intermittent claudication, so avoid smoking during therapy.
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