Pletal Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pletal: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 757 
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
CorePharma, LLC
Pill Identification: cor 159 
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: APO  |  CIL 100
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: TEVA  |  7231
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz
Pill Identification: E 223 
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  7231
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: cor 159 
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Pletal 100mg Tab
Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: PLETAL 100 
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Prasco Laboratories
Pill Identification: PRASCO 009 
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Cilostazol 100mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  7231

What is this Medicine?

CILOSTAZOL (sil OH sta zol) is used to treat the symptoms of intermittent claudication. This condition causes pain in the legs during walking, and goes away with rest. By improving blood flow, this medicine helps people with this condition walk longer distances without pain.

In-Depth Information

Pletal 100mg Tablet

NDC: 591480002
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Claudication, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Buerger's Disease, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Pletal 100mg Tablet
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Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: PLETAL 100 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Pletal 100mg Tablet

Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding In The Abdomen Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
High Red Blood Cells Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding In Eye Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Gout Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Boils Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Bone Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
6.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
7.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
7.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
7.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
9.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
10.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
12.0-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
27.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Pletal 100mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Pletal 100mg Tablet(Cilostazol)
Food and Cilostazol(Cilostazol)
Do not take Cilostazol with Food. Take Cilostazol on an empty stomach, at least one-half hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Food (especially high-fat food) can increase the amount of Cilostazol in the blood, and possibly increase the chance of side effects from Cilostazol. Side effects of Cilostazol may include: diarrhea, dizziness, edema (such as swelling of the ankles or legs), headache, stomach pain, or upset stomach. Contact your prescriber if you have palpitations, chest pain, or a change in your heartbeat (such as a fast or irregular heartbeat).while taking Cilostazol.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Pletal 100mg Tablet(Cilostazol)
Grapefruit juice and Cilostazol(Cilostazol)
Use caution when taking Cilostazol with Grapefruit or Grapefruit juice. Taking Grapefruit juice with Cilostazol can increase the amount of Cilostazol in the blood, and possibly increase the chance of side effects from Cilostazol. Side effects of Cilostazol may include: diarrhea, dizziness, edema (such as swelling of the ankles or legs), headache, stomach pain, or upset stomach. Contact your prescriber if you have palpitations, chest pain, or a change in your heartbeat (such as a fast or irregular heartbeat) while taking Cilostazol.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Pletal 100mg Tablet(Cilostazol)
Tobacco and Cilostazol(Cilostazol)
In theory, Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of Cilostazol for treating conditions like peripheral vascular disease. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of Cilostazol from the body, which can make this drug less effective. Also, Tobacco smoking may contribute to the risk of vascular disease and related problems. Alternatively, if you take Cilostazol and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you might expereince side effects of Cilostazol such as diarrhea, dizziness, headache, or upset stomach. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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