Review: Trental and Pletal
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Trental and Pletal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 104 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
What are the drugs
Trental (what 2,479 Trental users reported?) has active ingredients of pentoxifylline. It is used in hearing loss.
Pletal (what 5,391 Pletal users reported?) has active ingredients of cilostazol. It is used in blockage of leg arteries.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 104 people who take Trental, Pletal are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Trental (pentoxifylline)
- Pletal (cilostazol)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Loss Of Consciousness||Hypersensitivity||n/a||Cerebral Haemorrhage||Impaired Healing||n/a||n/a||Vomiting|
|Respiratory Arrest||Chest Pain||Haemoptysis||Arthropod Bite||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Haemorrhage||Ulcer Nos||Middle Lobe Syndrome||Anxiety|
|Wound||Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Pneumonia||Dysphagia|
|Haemoglobin Decreased||Myocardial Infarction||Haemorrhagic Diathesis||Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease|
|Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Abdominal Pain Nos||Carotid Artery Disease Nos||Oedema Peripheral|
|Renal Failure Acute||Peripheral Artery Aneurysm||Headache||Abdominal Pain Upper|
|Melaena||Haemoglobin Decreased||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Dizziness|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||Gout||Syncope|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Urinary Tract Infection||Pneumonia|
|Dizziness||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease||Vomiting|
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Diarrhoea Nos||Dizziness|
|Oedema||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Syncope|
|Erythema||Scab||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Skin Hypertrophy||Hypersensitivity Nos||Dysphagia|
|Joint Contracture||Nasal Congestion||Pneumonia|
|Quadriparesis||Oedema Lower Limb||Fatigue|
|Extremity Contracture||Nocturia||Oedema Peripheral|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness||Dyspnoea Exertional||Coronary Artery Disease|
|Skin Induration||Myocardial Ischaemia||Urinary Tract Infection|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Trental (pentoxifylline) is often used to treat hearing loss. Pletal (cilostazol) is often used to treat arteriosclerosis of the extremities. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Trental is used in:
- Pletal is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Trental alternatives:
- Pletal alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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