Drug Interactions between omeprazole and Pletal
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Pletal (cilostazol)
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: omeprazole and Pletal (cilostazol)
Omeprazole may significantly increase the blood levels of cilostazol. This may increase the risk and/or severity of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, nausea, diarrhea. Bleeding, heart palpitations, or irregular heartbeat. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Pletal (cilostazol)
Take cilostazol on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Food may reduce the absorption of cilostazol. Taking cilostazol on an empty stomach will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. If you are receiving therapy with cilostazol you should avoid grapefruits and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit can raise the levels of cilostazol in your body and lead to dangerous side effects. You may experience headache, dizziness, chest pain, feeling short of breath, and swelling of your ankles or feet. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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