Sometimes this drugis used together with other drugs which may increase risk of bleeding. Such asaspirin, clopidogrel are examples certain antiplatelet medications. FollowexpertÃ¢ÂÂs or doctorÃ¢ÂÂs instructions need fully and continue medicines as directedby them. Share to doctor if notice any usual bleeding. Consult doctor orpharmacist for more information. Prescription and nonprescription medicineslabels check all carefully since many medications contain pain relievers /fever reducers such as ibuprofen/naproxen which may increase risk of bleeding /antiplatelet effect when used with Cilostazol. To prevent heart attack or hitif doctor suggest you to take low dose aspirin usually it is 81-325 milligramper day, you should continue taking the aspirin unless your doctor or expertsinstruct to use otherwise. Ask doctor or expert for more details.
Share doctor if youare pregnant or planning to become pregnant during this medication treatment.It may harm a fetus. Cilostazol passes in to breast milk and may harm a baby.Before breastfeeding consult physician. A very serious allergic reaction fromthis medicine is very rare. Though get help from medical help right apart if younotice any serious symptoms like itching, rashes, swelling of theface/tongue/throat, severe dizziness, trouble in breathing. This is not propercomplete list of possible adverse effects. If you feel any reaction is notlisted above kindly contact doctor for more advice.
Precautions: Make sure this medicine is working properly it isvery important that doctor check progress at regular basis as per visits. Forunwanted effects blood tests may be needed to check. This drug may containinactive ingredients which can cause allergic reaction or other effects. Talkto doctor or experts for more information. This medicine to work take severalweeks. If you feel this medicine is not working do not stop or change doses onyou own. Share with physician about it.
Cilostazol cantemporarily lower the number of white blood cells in the blood and it increasethe chances of infection. It can also lower the number of platelets. Which arenecessary for complete blood clotting. If this happen, there are manyprecautions you can take, mostly when blood count is low:
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If you feel in changes of heart rhythm. You might havefainting, pounding, fast or irregular heartbeat or pulse from taking thismedicine. Before having surgery share your doctor or dentist about all productsyou are using. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of thisdrug, especially swelling of the face, hands or feet. This medicine should beused only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss all the benefits andrisks with your physician and doctor. Consult before breastfeeding, its unknownif this medication passes into breast milk.
Overdose: The patients should be carefully observed andgiven supportive treatment. Acute information of overdose with Cilostazol ishumans is limited. The symptoms and signs of an acute overdose can beanticipated to be those of excessive pharmacologic effect like severe hypotension,headache, diarrhea, tachycardia, and possibly cardiac arrhythmias. SinceCilostazol is highly protein bound it is unlikely that it can be efficientlyremoved by dialysis. Symptoms of overdose may include like very fast orirregular heartbeat, headache and dizziness.
Storage: Store this medicine at room temperature awayfrom light and moisture. DonÃ¢ÂÂt store at bathroom. Keep away from pets andchildren.