PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet)


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PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet)

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification

PENTOXIFYLLINE (By mouth)

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname

Trental, Pentoxil, Pentopak

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Pentoxifylline (pen-tox-I-fi-leen) Treats problems from poor blood circulation by improving the flow of blood through blood vessels.

When To Not Use PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to pentoxifylline or to related drugs, such as theophylline or caffeine. You should not use this medicine if you have had recent retina (eye) surgery.

How Should You Use PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Long Acting Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • Swallow tablets whole.
  • Take your medicine with meals to avoid stomach upset.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking Coumadin®.

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking pentoxifylline if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • You may need to take this medicine for several weeks before it starts to help.
  • Avoid smoking or using other tobacco products, because nicotine narrows your blood vessels and can make your pain worse.

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea, indigestion, vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet) Ratings

Overall Rating:

3.5***~

 

(based on 2 reviews)

Effectiveness:

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Ease of Use:

****

Overall Satisfaction:

***

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PENTOXIFYLLINE (Oral) (Tablet)
2.5

Effectiveness: ***

Ease of Use: ****

Overall Satisfaction: *

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Feride, Feride - 01/14/2014

Apr23 I have DM.2, gout, pseudogou, ahirrttis, and shooting pains.down into my toes, of short duration, then, developed,erythrasma, between my left big toe and 2nd toe andon skin om top of 1rst metarsal distal end, subsecuently andafter one year a severe umberable burning pain in the inneraspect of toe, not in toe joint. not responding to Indocin,as usual,and improving when standing and walking, but finallyrelieved after 2 or three days. My quetion is whether thiswas, gout or neuropathic pain, Notice I have gout for 60 years and diabetes type II, for 5 years. edgar rivas MD.