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Please refer to the patient package insert.
Patients should be advised:
- to read the patient package insert for PLETAL carefully before starting therapy and to reread it each time therapy is renewed in case the information has changed.
- to take PLETAL at least one-half hour before or two hours after food.
- that the beneficial effects of PLETAL on the symptoms of intermittent claudication may not be immediate. Although the patient may experience benefit in 2 to 4 weeks after initiation of therapy, treatment for up to 12 weeks may be required before a beneficial effect is experienced.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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