Review: Trental and Pletal
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Trental and Pletal together.
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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Trental has active ingredients of pentoxifylline. It is often used in hearing loss. (latest outcomes from Trental 2,480 users) Pletal has active ingredients of cilostazol. It is often used in arteriosclerosis of the extremities. (latest outcomes from Pletal 5,391 users)
What are the drugs
Trental has active ingredients of pentoxifylline. It is often used in hearing loss. (latest outcomes from Trental 2,480 users)
Pletal has active ingredients of cilostazol. It is often used in arteriosclerosis of the extremities. (latest outcomes from Pletal 5,391 users)
On Nov, 27, 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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- What could be causing eye pain and headacne and bright glaring light on the right side only?
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- Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth (4 answers)
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 big wads. I went to my doctor and she just says its stress but checked my thyroid and said it was fine and never mentioned If the Cilostazol could be causing it. I am 63 and have been stressed my whole life and never lost my hair before. I didn't think to mention the Cilostazol because I am on several other medications but I have been on them for several years and this medication is the most recent one added as of 8 months ago. I would appreciate any help I could get. Thank You
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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.
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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