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Cilotab 100 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Cilotab Tablet

Cilotab Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Abnormal stool
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Bleeding
  • Rash

How to use Cilotab Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cilotab 100 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Cilotab Tablet works

Cilotab 100 mg Tablet widens the blood vessels and decreases the stickiness of the platelets, thereby increasing the blood flow to the lower limbs.

Cilotab Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cilotab 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cilotab 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Cilotab 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cilotab 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cilotab 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cilotab 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cilotab 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cilotab 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease as the information available in these patients is limited.

What if you miss a dose of Cilotab Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cilotab 100 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Cilotab 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of pain in legs due to insufficient blood flow (intermittent claudication).
  • It increases the distance you can walk without pain.
  • Take it in addition to lifestyle modifications such as smoking cessation and increased exercise.
  • Take it at least half an hour before or two hours after breakfast and dinner.
  • It may take up to 12 weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not take it if you have heart failure, persistent chest pain at rest, or have had a heart attack or any heart surgery in the last six months. 
  • Consult your doctor, if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cilotab increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Cilotab increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Cilotab?

Cilotab reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Cilotab. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

Q. For how long should I take Cilotab?

You should continue to take Cilotab for as long as your doctor recommends. Your doctor will assess your progress after 3 months of treatment and may recommend you to discontinue Cilotab if it is not working for you. This medicine helps to control your condition but does not cure it. It is important to keep taking your medicine even if you feel well.

Q. After how many days of taking Cilotab will I start feeling better?

The improvement is not seen immediately. Your symptoms may start improving after 2-4 weeks of starting the treatment. However, it may take about 12 weeks to notice the full benefits of the medicines.

Q. Should Cilotab be stopped before surgery?

Yes, if a patient is scheduled to undergo a surgery, then Cilotab should be stopped 5 days before the surgery. The reason being, Cilotab increases the risk of bleeding and may lead to excessive bleeding during surgery.

Q. Why is Cilotab considered harmful for heart failure patients?

Cilotab should not be given to heart failure patients of any severity because it may worsen heart failure further. Medicines having similar effect (phosphodiesterase inhibitor III) have decreased the lifespan of the patients, and therefore, it is an absolute no for heart failure patients.

Q. Does Cilotab raise blood pressure or decrease blood pressure?

Since Cilotab widens blood vessels, it generally decreases blood pressure. Therefore, if you are taking medicines which lower blood pressure, you should be careful. Taking Cilotab with other blood pressure lowering medicines may decrease your blood pressure to very low levels. Track your blood pressure regularly, and consult your doctor if dose adjustment is required. Cilotab has also been reported to increase blood pressure and the reason for which is not known.

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