RB FLEX 400MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of RB Flex Tablet
RB FLEX 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.
RB Flex Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
How to use RB Flex 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. RB FLEX 400MG TABLET is to be taken with food.
How RB Flex Tablet works
RB FLEX 400MG TABLET is a peripheral vasodilator. It works by decreasing the thickness (viscosity) of blood, allowing it to pass more easily through the blood vessels. This effect is beneficial in peripheral vascular disease, where the blood vessels in the arms and legs are narrowed.
RB Flex Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
RB FLEX 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.
Lactation
RB FLEX 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.
Driving
RB FLEX 400MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
RB FLEX 400MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of RB FLEX 400MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of RB FLEX 400MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of RB Flex Tablet?
If you miss a dose of RB FLEX 400MG TABLET, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
RB FLEX 400MG TABLET
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Expert Advice

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  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking RB Flex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Nordip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altoxin, Zenof, Solxacin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vincip, Alticip, Ciper
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sparsun, Avespar, Sespar
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Gametop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Liflo, Levotar, Evopic
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acigo, Ranis
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter
MINOR

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is RB Flex used for?
RB Flex belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. RB Flex 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 RB Flex safe?
RB Flex is safe if prescribed at the dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is RB Flex available over the counter?
RB Flex is a prescription drug and is available when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is RB Flex a narcotic substance?
RB Flex is not a narcotic substance. RB Flex belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is RB Flex an antibiotic?
RB Flex is not an antibiotic. RB Flex belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is RB Flex a blood thinner?
RB Flex is not a blood thinner. RB Flex belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is RB Flex an anticoagulant?
RB Flex is not an anticoagulant. RB Flex belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Is RB Flex a steroid?
RB Flex is not a steroid. RB Flex belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators.
Q. Does RB Flex cause weight gain?
RB Flex does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking RB Flex as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does RB Flex cause weight loss?
RB Flex does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss after taking RB Flex as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does RB Flex work for Peyronie's disease?
RB Flex has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take RB Flex 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 RB Flex work?
RB Flex works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. How does RB Flex work in alcoholic hepatitis?
RB Flex 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 29th Aug 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
MRP
27.11
10 tablets in 1 strip
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