- Isosorbide Dinitrate
- Isosorbide Dinitrate–Hydralazine
- Isosorbide Mononitrate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Pletal* used for?
Generic for Pletal* (Cilostazol) is used to treat the symptoms of intermittent claudication (leg pain while walking, caused by poor blood circulation). By improving the flow of blood through blood vessels, Cilostazol reduces leg pain while walking, thereby helping people to walk a longer distance. This oral medication works by preventing blood clots and by widening blood vessels in the legs. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Pletal*?
The dosage of Generic for Pletal* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Pletal*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Generic for Pletal* is usually taken twice a day, at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after breakfast or dinner.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Pletal*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Pletal* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Pletal*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Pletal*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Pletal*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Pletal*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Pletal*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Pletal* can interact with blood thinners.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Pletal*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Pletal* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Pletal* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Pletal* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Pletal* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Pletal* can cause side effects such as headache, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, weakness, cough, or stuffy nose. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Pletal*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Pletal*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Pletal* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Pletal*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Pletal*?
How will Generic for Pletal* work in my body?
How should Generic for Pletal* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Pletal* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Pletal* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.