Cilostazol and its Interactions with Food, Herbs and Alcohol

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Cilostazol interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol It is important to know how to take the medication to avoid the drug-food interaction. This interaction can sometimes also reduce the effectiveness of the drug itself.

Drug Name : Cilostazol

Cilostazol is a phosphodiesterase type 3 inhibitor, prescribed for intermittent claudication.

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Cilostazol Interactions with Food and Herbs

Grapefruit Juice: If you are on cilostazol, you should not eat or drink grapefruit or its juice as it can increase the level of cilostazol in the blood.
St.John's Wort: Taking St. John's Wort may alter the metabolism of cilostazol. So, it's better to avoid the combination of cilostazol and St.John's Wort


Cilostazol Interactions with Alcohol

Cilostazol interacts with alcohol, and therefore the combination should be avoided

How to Take the Medication - Cilostazol

Cilostazol comes in the form of a tablet. It can be taken twice a day preferably on an empty stomach 30 minutes before or 2 hours after food. Read and follow the given instructions exactly as directed on the prescription label. Stick to the recommended dose. Do not stop taking medicine without talking to your doctor.



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