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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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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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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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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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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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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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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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Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Probably safe: Not known to harm pregnancy, bot may reduce effectiveness of Birth Control Pills. In any case your GYN should know you are taking the medication. ...Read more

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What foods are the least safe for pregnant women?

What foods are the least safe for pregnant women?

Most food safe: Most food is safe for pregnant women. Foods to avoid include unpasteurized dairy, deli meats, fish and shellfish with a high mercury count, alcohol, tobacco, and street drugs ...Read more

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Is sauna safe for pregnant women?

No: No. Pregnant women should avoid spending time in a sauna, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy when the neural tube (spine) of the fetus is forming, to help minimize the risk of spina bifida. ...Read more

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Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Not recommended: It is an herbal product unregulated by the fda so has no safety data in pregnancy so it is better not to take it. ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Yes: Nausene is citric acid and sugar which is similar to hard candy like jolly rancher. It does have some artificial sweetener also which could be problematic if overdone. It is rated Cat C meaning that it has not been tested and found to be safe. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine safe for pregnant women?

Is lidocaine safe for pregnant women?

Yes: Lidocaine administered epidurally, spinally or by infiltration is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are mud baths safe for pregnant women?

Are mud baths safe for pregnant women?

Recommend against it: It can lead to increased body temperature & dehydration. My bigger concern is free radical release during detoxification with mud. ...Read more

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It is lidocaine safe on pregnant women?

It is lidocaine safe on pregnant women?

Yes up to a point: When it starts to get trapped & builds up in the baby's side of the placenta. Safety also depends on the stage of embryo development . Ask your ob. The question that pops up is why are you asking? Talk to you docs. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Cilostazol (Definition)

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


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pletal (Definition)

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