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Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S

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FORMULACilostazol 50 mg
COMPANYOtsuka Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd
TYPETablet
About

About

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase type 3 inhibitors. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is a vaso-therapeutic agent that has several actions. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is used for widening blood vessels and for reducing the clotting activity of blood vessels. 

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is used to treat intermittent claudication. Intermittent claudication is the cramp-like pain in your legs that you feel when you walk. This pain is caused by the decreased blood supply to your legs. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S can increase the distance you can walk by improving blood circulation. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is prescribed to patients whose symptoms have not improved after lifestyle modifications. 

Indications

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S can be used for:

  • Intermittent claudication (blood flow problems in legs)
  • Decrease muscle pain/cramps that occur due to walking
  • Vasodilation
  • Reducing clotting activity
  • Smooth blood flow in the body

How Does Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S Work

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S hinders the activity of phosphodiesterase 3. This causes cyclic adenosine monophosphate to increase which in turn inhibits platelet clumping. This results in homogeneous vasodilation, especially in the femoral vascular areas. 

How To Use Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S comes in tablet form and can be swallowed with a drink of water. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S should be taken 30 minutes before meals or 2 hours after meals. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S should be taken at the same of the meal. If you take the Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S with large amounts of grapefruit juice it reduces the effect of the Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S. 

Dosage

The recommended dosage is

Adults

  • Two 50 mg tablets twice a day
  • One 100 mg tablet twice a day

Children

  • Not recommended in children

Pregnancy and Lactation

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is contraindicated during pregnancy. For breastfeeding, the mother’s use of Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is not recommended. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor before starting the use of this Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S. 

Contraindications

Inform your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are allergic to Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S or any of the other active ingredients.
  • If you have heart conditions such as failure.
  • If you face persistent chest pain at rest or have had a heart attack.
  • If you have had heart surgery in the past 6 months.
  • If you have faced blackouts due to heart conditions.
  • If you have conditions such as stomach ulcers that may increase the risk of bleeding or bruising
  • If you have uncontrolled blood pressure.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.
  • If you are taking aspirin and clopidogrel or any combination of drugs that can increase the risk of bleeding. 

Precautions

Inform your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S

  • If you have severe heart problems or any other problems with your heartbeat.
  • If you have blood pressure issues. 

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  • If you need to have any surgery including teeth removal, tell your doctor that you are taking Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S. 
  • If you have easy bruising, bleeding, fever or sore throat consult your doctor and stop taking Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S. 

Interactions With Other Medications

Inform your doctor about the use of the following before using Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S

  • Blood thinners such as heparin, and warfarin.
  • Antiplatelet drugs such as dipyridamole, tipranavir
  • Aspirin
  • Clopidogrel

Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S has certain side effects which include

Very common side effects

  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Abnormal stools

Common side effects

  • Runny nose
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of ankles, feet, or face
  • Rash or skin changes
  • Itchy skin
  • Nausea or vomiting 

How To Cope With Adverse Effects

Nausea-To avoid nausea take simple and small meals. Avoid rich and spicy food items. Rather than one large meal take several small ones. Avoid high sugar content foods. 

Dizziness-If you feel dizzy try to rest. Do not drive, use tools or machines. Avoid alcohol as it may increase dizziness. 

Headache-Drink plenty of water and fluids and ask your doctor for a painkiller. If the headaches persist then contact your doctor.

Diarrhea - Drink plenty of water to replace the fluids that you lost.

Lack of appetite- If you face a lack of appetite, fast heartbeats, chest pain, or runny nose speak to your doctor to address the issues. 

FAQ’S

  •  WHAT IS {{PRODUCT}} USED FOR?

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is a vaso-therapeutic used for widening blood vessels and reduction of clotting activity. It also treats intermittent claudication (pain in the legs when you walk). 

  • IN WHICH FORM IS {{PRODUCT}} AVAILABLE?

{{PRODUCT}} is available in tablet form.

  • HOW IS {{PRODUCT}} TAKEN?

{{PRODUCT}} is taken orally.

  • HOW DOES {{PRODUCT}} WORK?

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is a phosphodiesterase 3 inhibitor that stops platelets from clumping together in blood and helps relax blood vessels in the legs. 

  • IS {{PRODUCT}} SAFE TO TAKE?

   Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is generally safe to take. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S is not safe if you have any history of heart problems like heart failure. 

  • HOW LONG SHOULD YOU TAKE {{PRODUCT}} FOR?

Your doctor may prescribe Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S for 1-3 months. Some people see improvements in 2 weeks but in others, it may take longer. If your symptoms have not improved in 3 months, then your doctor might change your medication. 

  • IS {{PRODUCT}} A BLOOD THINNER?

{{PRODUCT}} helps relax blood vessels and helps prevention of platelet clumping. Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S helps blood move freely and keeps blood flow smooth. 

  • CAN YOU STOP TAKING {{PRODUCT}} ABRUPTLY?

You should not stop taking the Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S without consulting your doctor. If you stop taking the Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S abruptly you might be at the risk of blood clots and various complications. 

  • WHY SHOULDN’T {{PRODUCT}} BE USED IN HEART FAILURE?

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S works by stopping a protein called phosphodiesterase 3 from performing. Medications that have this mechanism of action can raise the risk of death in people with heart failure. 

  • WHEN SHOULD YOU TAKE {{PRODUCT}}?

Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S should be taken at least 30 minutes before meals or 2 hours after meals. 

  • HOW SHOULD {{PRODUCT}} BE STORED?

Keep Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S out of the reach of children. Store Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S at room temperature and away from heat and direct light. Do not use Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S after expiry date. 

  • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FORGET TO TAKE {{PRODUCT}}?

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take two doses in one day.

  • WHAT SHOULD YOU AVOID WHILE TAKING {{PRODUCT}}?

Avoid the use of grapefruit juice because it may interact with Pletaal 50mg Tablet 10 'S. 




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