Medicine Overview of Pentovas Tablet
Side effects of Pentovas Tablet
Rash, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal distension, Breathing problems, Diarrhoea, Increased saliva production, Constipation.
How to use Pentovas 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 Pentovas 400mg Tablet with food.
How Pentovas Tablet works
Pentovas 400mg tablet is a peripheral vasodilator. It works by decreasing the thickness (viscosity) of blood.
In Depth Information on Pentovas Tablet
Expert advice for Pentovas 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.
Special precautions for Pentovas 400mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pentovas 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Pentovas 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Pentovas 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired+more
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Pentovas 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient+more
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentovas 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Pentova+more
s 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Oflomac Suspension, ZO 400mg Tablet SR, Day 5 500mg Tablet, OL 50mg/5ml Suspension
If you miss a dose of Pentoxifylline, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Pentovas 400mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Pentoxifylline
Pentovas belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. Pentovas 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).
Pentovas is safe if prescribed at the dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Pentovas is a prescription drug and is available when advised by the doctor.
Pentovas is not a narcotic substance. Pentovas belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Pentovas is not an antibiotic. Pentovas belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Pentovas is not a blood thinner. Pentovas belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Pentovas is not an anticoagulant. Pentovas belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Pentovas is not a steroid. Pentovas belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Pentovas does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Pentovas as it may require further investigation and management.
Pentovas does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss after taking Pentovas as it may require further investigation and management.
Pentovas has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take Pentovas 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.
Pentovas works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Pentovas 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.
User Submitted Feedback For Pentovas 400mg Tablet
Patients taking Pentovas 400mg Tablet
Twice A Day
Once A Day
Thrice A Day
What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
No Side Effect
How much was the improvement?
What are you using this medicine for?
Peripheral vascular disease
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