Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion 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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion 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.
Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Trental 20 mg/1ml Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Trental belongs to a group of medicines called peripheral vasodilators. It works by increasing the blood flow to the arms and legs. Trental 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).
Trental has been found to be effective in treatment of Peyronie's disease. Do not take Trental 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.
Trental 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.