Cilostazol - reversibly oppresses aggregation of thrombocytes caused by various incentives, surpassing in this respect Аspirin, Dipiridamolum, Тiclopidine and Pentoxifylline. It also inhibits formation of arterial blood clots and proliferation of smooth muscle cells, possesses vasodilating action.
Cozaar is used to treat arterial hypertension, protect the kidneys in type 2 diabetes mellitus with proteinuria, reduce the risk of associated cardiovascular diseases, as well as lower the death rate for hypertension, hypertrophy.
The drug is a prodrug and is activated in the acidic environment of the secretory tubules in the parietal cells. It reduces basal and stimulated secretion regardless of the nature of the stimulus. Prescribed in case of erosive ulcerative diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and eradication of Helicobacter pylori in infected patients with gastric and duodenal ulcer.