Pencil

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pencil Products

Pencil Products are primarily used for

Intermittent claudication

About Pencil Products

Uses of Pencil Products

Cilostazol is used in the treatment of intermittent claudication. It helps in reducing the symptoms of intermittent claudication like pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the legs that occurs on walking.

Pencil Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pencil are Headache, Palpitations, Abnormal stool, Diarrhea, Chest pain, Edema (swelling).

How Pencil Products work

Cilostazol widens the blood vessels and decreases the stickiness of the platelets, thereby increasing the blood flow to the lower limbs.

Patient Concerns about Pencil Products

Frequently asked questions about Pencil Products

Frequently asked questions about Cilostazol

Q. Can the use of Pencil 50mg Tablet increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Pencil 50mg Tablet 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 Pencil 50mg Tablet?
Pencil 50mg Tablet 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 Pencil 50mg Tablet. 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 Pencil 50mg Tablet?
You should continue to take Pencil 50mg Tablet for as long as your doctor recommends. Your doctor will assess your progress after 3 months of treatment and may recommend you to discontinue Pencil 50mg Tablet 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 Pencil 50mg Tablet 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 Pencil 50mg Tablet be stopped before surgery?
Yes, if a patient is scheduled to undergo surgery, then Pencil 50mg Tablet should be stopped 5 days before the surgery. The reason being, Pencil 50mg Tablet increases the risk of bleeding and may lead to excessive bleeding during surgery.
Q. Why is Pencil 50mg Tablet considered harmful for heart failure patients?
Pencil 50mg Tablet should not be given to heart failure patients of any severity because it may worsen heart failure further. Medicines having a similar effects (phosphodiesterase inhibitor III) have decreased the lifespan of the patients, and therefore, it is an absolute no for heart failure patients.
Q. Does Pencil 50mg Tablet raise blood pressure or decrease blood pressure?
Since Pencil 50mg Tablet widens blood vessels, it generally decreases blood pressure. Therefore, if you are taking medicines that lower blood pressure, you should be careful. Taking Pencil 50mg Tablet 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. Pencil 50mg Tablet has also been reported to increase blood pressure and the reason for which is not known.

Products for Pencil

Pencil 50mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
53.36
Not Available
Pencil 100mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
102.41
Not Available

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