Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flexital 20mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Flexital 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Flexital 20mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Flexital 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flexital 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Flexita
l 20mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Flexital belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. Flexital 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).
Flexital has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take Flexital 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.
Flexital 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.