Pletal

Active Ingredient(s): Cilostazol
FDA Approved: * January 15, 1999
Pharm Company: * OTSUKA
Category: Peripheral Vascular Disease

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pletal Overview

Cilostazol, sold under the brand name Pletal among others, is a medication used to help the symptoms of intermittent claudication in peripheral vascular disease.[1] If no improvement is seen after 3 months, stopping the medication is reasonable.[2] It may also be used to prevent stroke.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and cough.[1] Serious side effects may inc...

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headaches while taking Pletal

I began taking Pletal for leg pain due to my PAD. I got almost immediate relief from some of the pain within just a few days. However, it is causing extreme leg headaches. Does anyone have any experience with this? Do the headaches go away after awhile? I am willing to deal with it for awhile. ## Yes, the headaches are well known common side effect of Pletal, which contains the active ingredient Cilostazol, you can see in our monograph that it is listed as the most commonly reported one: Side effects should taper off after about 4 to 6 weeks, as your body adjusts to the medication. If they persist, or are extremely severe, you should consult your doctor. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I just started taking platel an have a headache how long will they last

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cilostazol
  • Tablet: 100mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Pletal: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 59148-002 Pletal 100 mg Oral Tablet by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  • 59148-003 Pletal 50 mg Oral Tablet by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Cilostazol or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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