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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Cilostazol (Overview)

Cilostazol is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Will cilostazol be affected if I take dipyridamole?

Will cilostazol be affected if I take dipyridamole?

Bleeding risk: The combination may increase your risk of bleeding, but the benefits may outweigh the risks , so ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Cilostazol (Overview)

Cilostazol is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Is cilostazol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is cilostazol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Cilostazol: This needs to be addressed with your ob/gyn since you need to weigh benefits vs. Risks. It is pregnancy class c which means it is usually not recommended unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Breastfeeding has not been studied so caution is advised. ...Read more

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I take pletal. The only side effect i seem to have is gas (very embarassing). Is there anything i can do to rid of gas? I have been taking acidophilus for the problem I am having with gas caused by taking pletal for many years. However, it really doesn't

You : You can consider changing the time of day that you take it, although first check with your doctor. First, keep a diary of what time you take it, and how closely you ate when taking it and what you ate. Then see if there is a pattern. You can try to notice if high fiber foods (vegetables etc) seem to set off your indigestion more. Also try to notice if certain beverages are making it worse. You can also try to notice if it is worse if you are constipated, then aggressively treat the constipation if so (with stool softeners or suppositories). ...Read more

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What is the drug cilostazol prescribed for?

Cilostazol: "Cilostazol is indicated for the reduction of symptoms of intermittent claudication, as indicated by an increased walking distance." See: http://www.globalrph.com/antiplatelet.htm ...Read more

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Does pletal (cilostazol) improve erections?

Possibly: Overall effect of Pletal (cilostazol) is supposed to increase blood flow and thus could inprove erections. ...Read more

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Does pletal (cilostazol) improve erection problems? Please, need some answers?

Here are some ...: While Pletal(Cilostazol) has been used for patients with significant intermittent claudication from severe peripheral arterial disease, its application to potentially improve penile circulation is logical to think about it, but has not been studied. I hope some studies on its possible use for ED may be explored and done. Clinically, such a clinical extension may not be realistically beneficial, .. ...Read more

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Will cilostazol be affected if I take dipyridamole?

Bleeding risk: The combination may increase your risk of bleeding, but the benefits may outweigh the risks , so ask your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pletal allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Pletal allergy?

Pletal allergy: Pletal (Cilostazol) is a vasodialator. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/pletal-drug.htm ...Read more

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I need some information on weight loss substance cilostazol?

I need some information on weight loss substance cilostazol?

Wrong med: Please go online to "www.medinenet.com" and look for "cilostazol". IT IS NOT -to my knowledge - a weight loss product! ...Read more

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How well does cilostazol (pletoz, pletal) for angina in legs?

How well does cilostazol (pletoz, pletal) for angina in legs?

Well: But remember that treatment of intermittent claudication ("angina in legs") starts with discontinuing smoking (if you do), as NOTHING will work if the patient keeps smoking!!! Aspirin and Cilostazol help and what may prevent it from getting worse is a serious walking program, controlling diabetes, cholesterol and hypertension. Good luck ...Read more

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Is cilostazol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Cilostazol: This needs to be addressed with your ob/gyn since you need to weigh benefits vs. Risks. It is pregnancy class c which means it is usually not recommended unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Breastfeeding has not been studied so caution is advised. ...Read more

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I take pletal. The only side effect i seem to have is gas (very embarassing). Is there anything i can do to rid of gas? I have been taking acidophilus for the problem I am having with gas caused by taking pletal for many years. However, it really doesn't

You : You can consider changing the time of day that you take it, although first check with your doctor. First, keep a diary of what time you take it, and how closely you ate when taking it and what you ate. Then see if there is a pattern. You can try to notice if high fiber foods (vegetables etc) seem to set off your indigestion more. Also try to notice if certain beverages are making it worse. You can also try to notice if it is worse if you are constipated, then aggressively treat the constipation if so (with stool softeners or suppositories). ...Read more

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

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!!! ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Pletal (Definition)

Pletal is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more