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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.

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What are the drugs

Trental (latest outcomes from 2,479 users) has active ingredients of pentoxifylline. It is often used in hearing loss.

Pletal (latest outcomes from 5,391 users) has active ingredients of cilostazol. It is often used in blockage of leg arteries.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 104 people who take Trental, Pletal are studied

Trental, Pletal outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Trental (pentoxifylline)
- Pletal (cilostazol)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Loss Of ConsciousnessHypersensitivityn/aCerebral HaemorrhageImpaired Healingn/an/aVomiting
Respiratory ArrestChest PainHaemoptysisArthropod BiteCardiac Failure Congestive
HaemorrhageUlcer NosMiddle Lobe SyndromeAnxiety
AmputationMallory-weiss SyndromeBronchiectasisPain
WoundUpper Gastrointestinal HaemorrhagePneumoniaDysphagia
Haemoglobin DecreasedMyocardial InfarctionHaemorrhagic DiathesisChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageAbdominal Pain NosCarotid Artery Disease NosOedema Peripheral
Renal Failure AcutePeripheral Artery AneurysmHeadacheAbdominal Pain Upper
MelaenaHaemoglobin DecreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveDizziness
Cardiac Failure CongestiveGoutSyncope

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
SyncopeOedema Peripheral
VomitingMyocardial Infarction
Urinary Tract InfectionPneumonia
DizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
DysphagiaNausea
HypertensionDyspnoea
TachycardiaCough
VertigoDepression
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseVomiting
PainBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisDiarrhoea NosDizziness
OedemaCardiac Failure CongestiveSyncope
ErythemaScabCardiac Failure Congestive
Skin HypertrophyHypersensitivity NosDysphagia
Skin TightnessCoughVomiting
Joint ContractureNasal CongestionPneumonia
QuadriparesisOedema Lower LimbFatigue
Extremity ContractureNocturiaOedema Peripheral
Musculoskeletal StiffnessDyspnoea ExertionalCoronary Artery Disease
Skin IndurationMyocardial IschaemiaUrinary Tract Infection

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

  • Can cilostazol cause hair loss?
    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 ...

  • Is pentoxifylline effective in treatment of radiation proctitus?
    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.

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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 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.

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