Cilostazol

What is Cilostazol?

Cilostazol is a quinolinone-derivative medication used in the alleviation of the symptom of intermittent claudication in individuals with peripheral vascular disease. It is manufactured by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. under the trade name Pletal.

Although drugs similar to cilostazol have increased the risk of death in patients with congestive heart failure, studies of significant size have not addressed people without the disease.

Cilostazol is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor with therapeutic focus on cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). It inhibits platelet aggregation and is a direct arterial vasodilator. Its main effects are dilation of the arteries supplying blood to the legs and decreasing platelet coagulation.

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I am 92 years old. I have very much pain and leg weakness when first arising, but continuing at lesser amounts as I move around. Is there likely to...

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Cilostazol is a best medications which works on long...

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are cilostazol and zontivity the same?

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No!

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These are not the same medications. Zontivity is used to reduce blood clotting ability while cilostazol is...

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my mother is a diabetic, one doctor prescribe Cilostazol 100 mg but she is suffering from side effects like fast heart beat. and actually she...

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