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Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is used to treat peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation to the arms and legs) and intermittent claudication (pain on walking or at rest caused by poor circulation to the legs). It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs.

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the medicine for you. You should continue all your other medicines that are advised by the doctor for your long-term treatment even after this injection.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), and weakness. Consult your doctor if these effects bother you. This medicine is used with caution for some people. Thus, you must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Flexital Injection

Benefits of Flexital Injection

In Peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease refers to the condition of disturbed blood circulation in blood vessels. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection prevents blood from clotting inside the veins and arteries. This helps the blood flow freely around your body thereby preventing a heart attack or stroke (or deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism). It helps prevent the formation of blood clots and also prevents the existing ones from growing blogger in size. Make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.

In Intermittent claudication

Intermittent claudication refers to muscle pain on mild exertion (ache, cramp, numbness or sense of fatigue), classically in the calf muscle, which occurs during exercise or even walking, and it gets better with a short period of rest. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection helps relieve this pain in the legs that is caused due to disturbed blood supply in the legs. It helps prevent formation of blood clots, improves blood flow and maintains free flowing of blood in your body.

Side effects of Flexital Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Flexital

  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Heartburn
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Headache

How to use Flexital Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Flexital Injection works

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is a peripheral vasodilator. It works by decreasing the thickness (viscosity) of blood, allowing it to pass more easily through the blood vessels. This effect is beneficial in peripheral vascular disease, where the blood vessels in the arms and legs are narrowed.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Flexital Injection?

If you miss a dose of Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection
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RB FLEX 20MG/1ML INJECTION
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Quick Tips

  • Do not drive or perform activities that require mental focus until you know how Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection affects you.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor liver function while taking this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Methylxanthine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Flexital with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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What is medicine for claudication
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Please consult a vascular surgeon
Having diabetes ,hypertension amd joint pain since past 5-6 yr by medication diabetes and hyoertension are controlled but peripheral neuropathy of both lower limb also associated with peripheral vascular disease of lower limbs best treatmrnt where and from which departnent??
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
A person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED. ALWAYS IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you SHOULD not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
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FAQs

Q. What is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection used for?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is used to treat peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation to the arms and legs) and intermittent claudication (pain on walking or at rest caused by poor circulation to the legs).

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection safe?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is safe if prescribed at the dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection available over the counter?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is a prescription drug and is available when advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection a narcotic substance?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is not a narcotic substance. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection an antibiotic?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is not an antibiotic. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection a blood thinner?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is not a blood thinner. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection an anticoagulant?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is not an anticoagulant. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.

Q. Is Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection a steroid?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection is not a steroid. Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.

Q. Does Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection cause weight gain?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection as it may require further investigation and management.

Q. Does Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection cause weight loss?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss after taking Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection as it may require further investigation and management.

Q. Does Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection work for Peyronie's disease?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection for a Peyronie's disease unless advised by your doctor. If you think you are suffering from Peyronie's disease, please consult your doctor it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.

Q. Does Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection work?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. How does Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection work in alcoholic hepatitis?

Flexital 20mg/1ml Injection works by decreasing the level of TNF-α (Tumor necrosis factor) in alcoholic hepatitis. TNFα is a cell signaling protein (cytokine) involved in systemic inflammation and is increased in alcoholic liver disease (ALD), and alcoholic hepatitis (AH) in particular. Talk to your doctor regarding its use in hepatitis.

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