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Flexital 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Flexital 400mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Flexital 400mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Flexital Tablet


Uses of Flexital Tablet

Flexital 400mg Tablet 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.

Flexital Tablet side effects


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


How to use Flexital Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flexital 400mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Flexital Tablet works

Flexital 400mg Tablet is a peripheral vasodilator. It works by decreasing the thickness (viscosity) of blood.

In Depth Information on Flexital Tablet

Expert advice for Flexital Tablet

  • 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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Flexital Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Flexital Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Flexital 400mg Tablet 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 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Flexital 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Flexital 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flexital 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Flexital 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Flexital Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Flexital 400mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Flexital Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Flexital with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flexital with Metamizole / Dipyrone
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Flexital with Theophylline
Medicines with composition Theophylline: OD Phyllin, Onimar, Unicontin-E, Theobid, Theoday, Biryth, Klon T
Flexital with Terizidone
Medicines with composition Terizidone: Tericox
Flexital with Norfloxacin
Medicines with composition Norfloxacin: Uroflox, Harflox, Nor U, Norga, Norflox LB, Norflox, Norspan, Norstar, Norbid, Nitdin, Nogit
Flexital with Gemifloxacin
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren
Flexital with Pazufloxazin
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Flexital with Lomefloxacin
Medicines with composition Lomefloxacin: Lomitas, Okacin, Floxaday, Lomaday
Flexital with Gatifloxacin
Flexital with Garenoxacin
Medicines with composition Garenoxacin: Zinox
Flexital with Moxifloxacin
Medicines with composition Moxifloxacin: Floxsafe, Unomox, Mofloren Unims, Staxom, Intramox
Flexital with Pefloxacin
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Pelox, Perti
Flexital with Balofloxacin
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: Bazostar
Flexital with Prulifloxacin
Medicines with composition Prulifloxacin: Percin, Prulif, Superquin
Flexital with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Flexital with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Flexital with Famotidine
Medicines with composition Famotidine: Femo, Fadine, Autidine, Fudone, Famtac, Fam H2, Famocer, Topcid, Faltidin, Polyfam
Flexital with Lafutidine
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin
Flexital with Roxatidine
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane

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