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Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
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Pletal is used to reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication (pain in the legs that happens when walking and goes away with rest). Pletal helps people walk a longer distance before leg pain occurs.
Precautions for Pletal
- Positive effects from Pletal may not be seen right away. Improvements can be seen from 2-4 weeks, or up to 12 weeks after starting Pletal.
- If you have not noticed any benefit from taking Pletal after 12 weeks, talk to your health care provider.
- While taking Pletal, avoid drinking grapefruit juice.
Side Effects of Pletal
The most commonly reported side effect in testing of the product was headache.
Who Should Not Take Pletal
You must not take Pletal if you have congestive heart failure of any severity. Talk with your health care provider about whether you have this condition.
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