Review: Trental and Pletal
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Trental and Pletal. It is created by eHealthMe based on 98 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Trental (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of pentoxifylline. It is often used in hearing loss.
Pletal (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of cilostazol. It is often used in blockage of leg arteries.
On Oct, 6, 2013: 98 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|
|6||Cardiac Failure Congestive||21|
|10||Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease||17|
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|
|3||Carotid Artery Disease Nos||1|
|8||Middle Lobe Syndrome||1|
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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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Mary: Can cilostazol cause hair loss?
(for a 64 year old woman who has Blockage Of Leg Arteries, and takes Cilostazol)
I have been taking Cilostazol 100mg for 8 months for vascular disease and recently noticed I am losing ALOT of hair. I'm just wondering if anyone else is having this problem and if it is possible that it is the Cilostazol causing the hair loss. And when I say ALOT of hair, I mean it is coming out in ...
(Number of patients like Mary: 43)
- By Alflorida: Is pentoxifylline effective in treatment of radiation proctitus?
(for a 76 year old man who has Radiation Proctitus, Type 2 Diabetes, Controlled High Blood Pressure, and takes Pentoxifylline, Metformin, Irbesartan; Hydrochlorothiazide, Atorvastatin Calcium, Doxazosin Mesylate, Metoprolol Tartrate, Aspirin)
Gastroenterologist suggests Pentoxifylline to increase blood flow to help reduce or stop minor (but increasingly frequent) blood loss noticeable 15 months after radiation treatment for prostate cancer.
(Number of patients like Alflorida: 5,411)
- By Granny: Does smoking marijuana while being treated for periperal artery disease worsen the disease?
(for a 61 year old woman who has Peripheral Artery Disease, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Pletal, Lipitor, Ambien, Atenolol, Wellbutrin Xl)
I've had two bi-femoral bypass grafts that have failed due to over-healing. I have a stent in my left leg and the right leg has had to find it's own blood flow as a stent couldn't be introduced. I have burning pain in my toes in the right leg. It is like the pain I had when my toes turned black 3 ...
(Number of patients like Granny: 6,885)
Complete drug side effects:
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:
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