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A 42-year-old female asked:

Hi,30% circulation in left lower leg,prescribed trental (pentoxifylline) 400mg & cilostazol 50mg.will these meds improve circulation.can angioplasty be avoided by meds?

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Dr. John Ricotta
Vascular Surgery 48 years experience
Depends on symptoms: 30% nl is low pletal (cilostazol) may.help increase walking but not pain at rest or ulcer /gangrene of foot See a vascular surgeon to decide best course if action if yoy smoke STOP ASAP!!!

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Last updated Jun 26, 2015

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