Review: Trental and Pletal
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Trental and Pletal. It is created by eHealthMe based on 103 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 3, 2014: 103 people who reported to have interactions when taking Trental, Pletal are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Trental (pentoxifylline)
- Pletal (cilostazol)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Trental, Pletal:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)||103|
|Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)||103|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||103|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||72|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||72|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Trental, Pletal:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Haemoptysis (blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs)||6|
|Haemorrhagic Diathesis (bleeding tendency)||4|
|Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)||4|
|Middle Lobe Syndrome (breakdown of lung lobe suddenly)||4|
|Bronchiectasis (abnormal widening of the bronchi or their branches, causing a risk of infection)||4|
|Headache (pain in head)||2|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||2|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Intermittent claudication
- Bone disorder
- Multiple myeloma
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Trental (pentoxifylline) is often used to treat hearing loss. Pletal (cilostazol) is often used to treat blockage of leg arteries. 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:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
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