What is Cilostazol
Approved as Treatment by the FDACilostazol, also called Pletal, is approved by the FDA for 1 uses which include Intermittent Claudication .
When to interrupt dosageThe recommended dosage of Cilostazol is contingent upon the specified condition. The amount of dosage is contingent upon the mode of delivery (e.g. Tablet or Tablet - Oral) detailed in the table underneath.
Cilostazol Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Cilostazol?Nine clinical trials are presently assessing the potential of Cilostazol to manage Intermittent Claudication.
Cilostazol Reviews: What are patients saying about Cilostazol?
Patient Q&A Section about cilostazolThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
What is the generic name for cilostazol?
"What is cilostazol?
Cilostazol is a quinolinone derivative used for the treatment of intermittent claudication and peripheral vascular disease. It is available under the brand name Pletal."
What is cilostazol used for?
"The drug cilostazol improves blood flow through vessels and is used to reduce leg pain from poor circulation. With cilostazol, people can walk further before needing to take a break because of leg pain."
Is cilostazol a blood thinner?
"No, cilostazol is not a blood thinner. However, it does help prevent platelets from sticking together, which could theoretically increase the risk of bleeding."
What type of drug is cilostazol?
"Cilostazol belongs to a class of medications known as platelet-aggregation inhibitors, or antiplatelet medications. These drugs work by improving blood flow to the legs."