FLOWPENT 400MG TABLET

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Abbott India Ltd

Composition for FLOWPENT 400MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
27.82
₹2.78/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of FLOWPENT TABLET

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Uses of FLOWPENT TABLET

Flowpent 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease and intermittent claudication.
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Side effects of FLOWPENT TABLET

Common

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Agitation, Aseptic meningitis, Biliary obstruction, Bleeding, Blood in vomit, Blood in stool, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Altered heart rate, Skin bleeding, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Vomiting.

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How to use FLOWPENT 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. It is better to take Flowpent 400mg tablet with food.

How FLOWPENT TABLET works

Flowpent 400mg tablet increases the blood flow to arms and legs.

In Depth Information on FLOWPENT TABLET

Expert advice for FLOWPENT 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLOWPENT 400MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flowpent 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZYDOL 50MG SUSPENSION, OFLOMAC SUSPENSION, OTRAS 400MG SUSPENSION, ORNOF RF 50MG SYRUP

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FLOWPENT 400MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Pentoxifylline

Q. What is pentoxifylline used for?
Pentoxifylline belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. Pentoxifylline 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 pentoxifylline safe?
Pentoxifylline is safe if prescribed at the dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is pentoxifylline available over the counter?
Pentoxifylline is a prescription drug and is available when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is pentoxifylline banned in india?
Pentoxifylline is not banned in India. It is a prescription medicine and is available when advised by your doctor.
Q. Is pentoxifylline a narcotic substance?
Pentoxifylline is not a narcotic substance. Pentoxifylline belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is pentoxifylline an antibiotic?
Pentoxifylline is not an antibiotic. Pentoxifylline belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is pentoxifylline a blood thinner?
Pentoxifylline is not a blood thinner. Pentoxifylline belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is pentoxifylline an anticoagulant?
Pentoxifylline is not an anticoagulant. Pentoxifylline belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is pentoxifylline safe?
Pentoxifylline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is pentoxifylline a steroid?
Pentoxifylline is not a steroid. Pentoxifylline belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Does pentoxifylline cause weight gain?
Pentoxifylline does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking pentoxifylline as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does pentoxifylline cause weight loss?
Pentoxifylline does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss after taking pentoxifylline as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does pentoxifylline work for Peyronie's disease?
Pentoxifylline has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take pentoxifylline 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 pentoxifylline work?
Pentoxifylline works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. How does pentoxifylline work in alcoholic hepatitis?
Tumor necrosis factor (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. Pentoxifylline works by decreasing the level of TNF-α in alcoholic hepatitis. Talk to your doctor regarding its use in hepatitis.
Q. How long does pentoxifylline take to work?
You may need to take pentoxifylline for two to four weeks or even up to eight weeks before you get the full effect of pentoxifylline. Please follow your doctor's instructions regarding its use.
Q. How much does pentoxifylline cost?
The cost of pentoxifylline varies depending on the brand.
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