About the drug:
Cilostazole is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Pletoz tablets. Cilostazol is considered an anti-platelet and a vasodilator type of medication. It is used in the alleviation of the symptom of intermittent claudication in individuals with peripheral vascular disease.
Uses of the drug:
Pletoz100 mg medication prevents the blood cells from sticking together and clotting and improve blood circulation by widening blood vessels in the legs. The tablets are used to treat intermittent claudication, a condition caused by reduced blood flow to the legs that causes cramps or muscle pain during exercise or walking.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Cilostazole. The drug belongs to the class of medicines known as platelet-aggregation inhibitors, which is a phosphodiesterase type 3 inhibitor. It works in two ways, firstly it increases the blood flow by widening the blood vessels of the affected areas and it also decreases the clotting of blood cells called platelets. Its main effects are dilation of the arteries that supply blood to the legs and decreasing platelet coagulation.