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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Zocil 50. Please consult your doctor.
Zocil 50 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Zocil 50 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Zocil 50 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Zocil 50 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zocil 50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zocil 50 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zocil 50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Zocil... View More
Zocil 50 is used in the treatment of pain in legs due to insufficient blood flow (intermittent claudication). It also helps in reducing cramping, numbne... View More
Uses of Zocil 50
- Intermittent claudication
Side effects of Zocil 50
- Abnormal stool
- Chest pain
- Loss of appetite
How to use Zocil 50
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zocil 50 is to be taken em... View More
How Zocil 50 works
Zocil 50 widens the blood vessels and decreases the stickiness of the platelets, thereby increasing the blood flow to the lower limbs.
What if you forget to take Zocil 50?
If you miss a dose of Zocil 50, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
- Take it at least half an hour before or two hours after breakfast and dinner.
- It may take up to 12 weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed.
- Consult your doctor, if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of treatment.
- It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Do not take it if you have heart failure, persistent chest pain at rest, or have had a heart attack or any heart surgery in the last six months.
Peripheral vascular disease, Intermittent claudication
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take at least ½ hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Oral Peripheral vascular disease Adult: 100 mg bid. May reduce dose in patients taking enzyme inhibitors concurrently. Hepatic Impairment Moderat... View More
Renal Impairment CrCl< 25 mL/min: Use caution
Heart failure; known predisposition to bleeding; history of ventricular arrhythmias; QT interval prolongation; severe renal impairment; moderate to seve... View More
Mode of Action
Cilostazol is a reversible, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase-III (PDE-III), thereby suppressing cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) degradatio... View More
Congestive heart disease. Concurrent therapy with clopidogrel has not been studied for safety or efficacy. Pregnancy and lactation. Lactation: Excret... View More
>10% Headache (27-34%),Diarrhea (12-19%),Abnormal stools (12-15%),Infection (10-14%),Rhinitis (7-12%),Pharyngitis (7-10%) 1-10% Dizziness (9-10%),P... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown; not recommended
Co-admin with drugs that affect CYP3A4 (erythromycin, other macrolides, diltiazem) or CYP2C19 (omeprazole) may influence the pharmacokinetics of cilosta... View More
Alternative brand for Zocil 50
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More