Flexital 20mg Injection

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Composition for Flexital 20mg Injection

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5.82
15 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Flexital Injection

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Uses of Flexital Injection

Flexital 20mg Injection is used in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease and intermittent claudication.
It is used to improve blood flow in patients with circulation problems in the hands and feet.
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Side effects of Flexital Injection

Common

Rash, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal distension, Breathing problems, Diarrhoea, Increased saliva production, Constipation.

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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 injection is a peripheral vasodilator. It works by decreasing the thickness (viscosity) of blood.

In Depth Information on Flexital Injection

Expert advice for Flexital Injection

  • Do not use pentoxifylline if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to pentoxifylline or any other ingredient in the medicine.
  • Do not use pentoxifylline if you have serious heart problems, if you had a stroke with bleeding in brain; or if you had bleeding in the eye.
  • Patients taking pentoxifylline are advised to exercise caution while driving or operating machines.
  • Do not stand up and raise from the bed quickly as it may cause dizziness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flexital 20mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
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Lactation
Flexital 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Flexital 20mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flexita
l 20mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Q Levo 750mg Tablet, Levoca 500mg Tablet, Oflomac Suspension, ZO 400mg Tablet SR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pentoxifylline, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flexital 20mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Pentoxifylline

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 is safe if prescribed at the dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Flexital is a prescription drug and is available when advised by the doctor.
Flexital is not a narcotic substance. Flexital belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flexital is not an antibiotic. Flexital belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flexital is not a blood thinner. Flexital belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flexital is not an anticoagulant. Flexital belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flexital is not a steroid. Flexital belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flexital does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Flexital as it may require further investigation and management.
Flexital does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss after taking Flexital as it may require further investigation and management.
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 if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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.
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Substitutes for Flexital

No substitutes found for this medicine
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