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Pentoxifylline (Systemic)

Brand Names : Trental, oxypentifylline

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Blood viscosity-reducing agent

Pentoxifylline (pen-tox-IF-i-lin) improves the flow of blood through blood vessels. It is used to reduce leg pain caused by poor blood circulation. Pentoxifylline makes it possible to walk farther before having to rest because of leg cramps.

Pentoxifylline is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form:

  • Extended-release tablets (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Trental

In Canada -

  • Trental

Generic name product may be available in the U.S. and Canada.

Another commonly used name is oxypentifylline .


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Pentoxifylline: Before Using

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