Why use Pletoz-100mg for intermittent claudication?
Pletoz-100mg is a vasodilator and an antiplatelet drug. The active ingredient of this medication is FDA-approved for the treatment of intermittent claudication since 1999. Pletoz-100mg improves the blood flow and the amount of oxygen in the blood. It widens the arteries in the legs thus reducing the possibility of a blood clot. Pletoz-100mg is available here at various pack size. You can buy this drug here at a very affordable price.
How does Pletoz-100mg work?
Pletoz-100mg contains Cilostazol as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medication known as platelet aggregation inhibitors. Pletoz-100mg inhibits the cyclic adenosine monophosphate phosphodiesterase III enzyme. It works by improving the flow of blood to the legs to reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication. It widens the blood vessels to allow blood to flow easily in the legs. Widening the blood vessels also increases the supply of oxygen and prevents the blood from clotting.
How to use Pletoz-100mg?
Pletoz-100mg comes in a tablet form that you need to take orally. The usual recommended dose is one tablet two times a day. Take the medication 30 minutes before a meal or two hours after having breakfast or dinner. Take Pletoz-100mg at the same time every day. Take it exactly as directed. Do not take more than what is prescribed. Even though you may notice some improvement 2 to 4 weeks of treatment, it may take up to 12 weeks for you to experience the full benefits of this medication. Pletoz-100mg may only reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication. It will not cure your condition.
What are the side effects of Pletoz-100mg?
Pletoz-100mg may cause side effects. Some of the common side effects are:
- Stomach pain
- Muscle pain
Serious side effects are:
- Swelling of the feet, leg, arms, ankle and lower legs
- Irregular heartbeat
- Unusual bleeding
In case of prolonged side effects seek medical attention right away.
Warnings and Precautions
Things to remember when taking Pletoz-100mg:
- Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications before using Pletoz-100mg.
- Consuming grapefruit while using Pletoz-100mg may affect how your body reacts with this drug.
- The side effects of this drug may become worse when taken with alcoholic beverages.
- Do not use this drug if you are sensitive to its active ingredient.