FAQs ABOUT CILODOC 100MG TABLET
Q: How does CILODOC 100MG TABLET work?
A: CILODOC 100MG TABLET acts by inhibiting the activity of certain enzymes (phosphodiesterase) which helps in the increase in the level of cAMP (cellular messengers to initiate certain actions) in platelets and blood vessels. The cAMP helps in widening of some blood vessels and reducing the clotting activity of platelets inside the blood vessels. Hence increasing the blood circulation to the legs making it easier and less painful to walk.
Q: What is CILODOC 100MG TABLET used for?
A: CILODOC 100MG TABLET is used in the treatment of intermittent claudication, which is defined as the cramp-like pain in the legs while walking caused by insufficient blood supply in the legs. Symptoms include pain, ache, discomfort or fatigue in muscles every time, when those muscles are used (usually the calves, thighs, buttocks, hips or feet).
Q: Can I stop taking CILODOC 100MG TABLET on my own?
A: If you stop taking CILODOC 100MG TABLET the pain in your legs may come back or get worse. Therefore, you should only stop taking it if you notice side effects requiring urgent medical attention or if your doctor tells you to.
Q: What to do If I forget to take a dose of CILODOC 100MG TABLET?
A: You should take CILODOC 100MG TABLET immediately when you remember. If it is time for the next dose skip the missed dose and follow the regular dose schedule. Do not double the dose to match up the missed dose.
Q: Can CILODOC 100MG TABLET be used in pregnant or breast-feeding women?
A: CILODOC 100MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your child.