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Cilostazol is a medication used to improve the symptoms of intermittent claudication, a condition characterized by pain or cramping in the legs during physical activity due to poor blood circulation.


-Treatment of intermittent claudication -Improvement of walking distance in patients with peripheral arterial disease


Typically taken orally, dosage varies based on individual patient needs and medical condition. Consult a healthcare provider for specific dosing instructions.


-Hypersensitivity to cilostazol or other components of the formulation -History of heart failure -Severe liver disease

Special Precautions

-Use with caution in patients with bleeding disorders, severe renal impairment, or those at risk for congestive heart failure. -Monitor for signs of heart palpitations, dizziness, or bleeding tendencies.

Side Effects

Common side effects may include headache, diarrhea, abnormal stool, and palpitations. Serious side effects such as bleeding or allergic reactions are rare but possible.

Drug Interactions

Cilostazol may interact with other medications such as antiplatelet agents (e.g., aspirin), anticoagulants (e.g., warfarin), and certain antifungal or antibiotic medications. Consult with a healthcare provider for potential interactions.

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