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PENCIL 50MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 53.36 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for PENCIL

Cilostazole(50 mg)

food interaction for PENCIL

alcohol interaction for PENCIL

pregnancy interaction for PENCIL

lactation interaction for PENCIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Pencil 50mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pencil 50mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Pencil 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for PENCIL

Cilostazole(50 mg)

Uses

Pencil 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation to the arms and legs).

Common side effects

Bruise, Bleeding, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Headache, Altered heart rate, Muscle pain, Stomach pain, Nausea, Diarrhoea

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Expert advice for PENCIL

  • Take cilostazol tablet 1-2 hours before or after meals. minutes before breakfast and the evening meal.
  • Do not drive or use machinery that required you to be alert because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cilostazol.
  • Do not take cilostazol, if you have congestive heart failure. Cilostazol can make this condition worse.
  • It may take up to 12 weeks of using cilostazol before your symptoms improve. For best results, keep using the medication as directed.
  • Consult your doctor, if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of treatment.

Frequently asked questions for PENCIL

Cilostazole

Q.Is cilostazol an anticoagulant (blood thinner)?
No, cilostazol is an anti-platelet drug and a vasodilator. It works by preventing platelets (blood cells) from sticking together by widening blood vessels in the legs. This helps the blood cells to move more easily and increases blood flow

Q.Is cilostazol a narcotic, beta blocker, or statin?
No, cilostazol is not a narcotic, beta blocker or a statin

Q.Is cilostazol safe?
Cilostazol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)