Flowpent 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Flowpent 400mg Tablet

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₹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.
It is used to improve blood flow in patients with circulation problems in the hands and feet.
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Side effects of Flowpent Tablet

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

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.
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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
Flowpent 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Flowpent 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Flowpent 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flowpent 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flowpen
t 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Oflomac Suspension, Day 5 500mg Tablet, Otras 50mg Suspension, Ornof RF 50mg Syrup

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flowpent 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pentoxifylline

Flowpent belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. Flowpent 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).
Flowpent is safe if prescribed at the dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Flowpent is a prescription drug and is available when advised by the doctor.
Flowpent is not a narcotic substance. Flowpent belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flowpent is not an antibiotic. Flowpent belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flowpent is not a blood thinner. Flowpent belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flowpent is not an anticoagulant. Flowpent belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flowpent is not a steroid. Flowpent belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Flowpent does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Flowpent as it may require further investigation and management.
Flowpent does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss after taking Flowpent as it may require further investigation and management.
Flowpent has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take Flowpent 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.
Flowpent works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Flowpent 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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