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Side Effects

List cilostazol side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with cilostazol:

Common side effects of cilostazol:

  • InfectionSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Loose StoolsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of cilostazol:

  • Blood coming from AnusSevere
  • Eye HemorrhageSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • Retinal HemorrhageSevere
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
  • Swollen TongueSevere
  • Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
  • Ulcer of the DuodenumSevere
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingLess Severe
  • Bone PainLess Severe
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the Large IntestineLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Rare side effects of cilostazol:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Accumulation of Blood in Subdural Space Under Skull BoneSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Acute Skin RashSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • AnginaSevere
  • Atrial FibrillationSevere
  • Bleeding from the LungsSevere
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Coughing Up BloodSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • Increased Risk of BleedingSevere
  • Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Lack of Blood Supply to the BrainSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Low Level of Granulocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • Rapid Ventricular HeartbeatSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Stiff NeckSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Black Tarry StoolsLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
  • Enlarged Superficial VeinsLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Frequent UrinationLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the Sac Surrounding the Joint - BursitisLess Severe
  • Leg CrampsLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Presence of Boils On the SkinLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Skin InflammationLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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