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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 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

Trend of Trental, Pletal's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3388160)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Vomiting103
Anxiety103
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
Dizziness85
Pain76
Pneumonia73
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)72
Abdominal Pain Upper72

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)
InteractionNumber 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
Pneumonia4
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 Congestive2
Arthropod Bite2
Impaired Healing2

How effective are the drugs:

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Intermittent claudication
  2. Bone disorder
  3. Multiple myeloma
  4. Hypertension
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin
  2. Lipitor
  3. Plavix
  4. Lasix
  5. Aredia

* Approximation only. 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 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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

  • 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.

  • Does smoking marijuana while being treated for periperal artery disease worsen the disease?
    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 ...

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