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1 year ago
Is Cilostazol useful for treating systemic sclerosis?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol is used as a maintenance therapy for Raynaud's phenomenon in patients with systemic sclerosis. Raynaud's phenomenon is characterized by spasm of blood vessels of extremities causing pale to blue to red sequence of color changes of fingers mainly after exposure to cold. Cilostazol is helpful in this condition because of its vasodilating properties.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Can Cilostazol be given in patients with underlying renal function?
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1 year ago
Use of Cilostazol is contraindicated in patients with severe renal disease because its metabolite levels are increased in these patients and can cause harmful effects. It can be used safely in patients with mild to moderate renal disease.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Is Cilostazol a narcotic substance?
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1 year ago
No, Cilostazol is not a narcotic substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
How is Cilostazol useful in treating peripheral vascular disease?
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1 year ago
Peripheral vascular disease is associated with intermittent claudication which causes pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the legs while walking. This occurs due to blockage of arteries and insufficient blood flow to legs. Cilostazol increases blood flow and reduces the symptoms of intermittent claudication by widening the arteries and keeping the blood thin (does not allow platelets to stick together and form clots).
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Why is Cilostazol contraindicated in heart failure?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol can increase the patient's heart rate, affect the heart rhythm and there is clinical evidence that it can increase mortality in patients with heart failure. So, Cilostazol is contraindicated in these patients.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Is Cilostazol a blood thinner?
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1 year ago
No, Cilostazol is not a blood thinner. It is a vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation, and is useful in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Is Cilostazol a controlled substance?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Is the use of Cilostazol safe in lactation?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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1 year ago
Is the use of Cilostazol safe in pregnancy?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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1 year ago
Is Cilostazol a beta blocker?
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1 year ago
No, Cilostazol is not a beta blocker. It is a vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation, and is useful in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
2 people found this useful
1 year ago
Is Cilostazol useful for varicose veins?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol is not useful for the management of varicose veins. These are enlarged tortuous veins mainly of the lower limbs. These are treated with compression stockings, sclerotherapy (injecting some substances for closing these veins) or some surgical procedures.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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1 year ago
Is Cilostazol safe?
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1 year ago
Cilostazol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at therapeutic doses which include a headache, abnormal stool, and diarrhea.
The information given above is for Cilostazol which is the active ingredient of Cilostazol.
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