TRENTAL 400MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TRENTAL 400mg tablet

Pentoxifylline(400mg)

food interaction for TRENTAL tablet

alcohol interaction for TRENTAL tablet

pregnancy interaction for TRENTAL tablet

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medicine interaction for TRENTAL tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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It is better to take Trental 400mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Trental 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • LIFE-THREATENING INTERACTION
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  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • MINOR OR NO INTERACTION
    RANTAC 50MG/2ML INJECTION, PEPTIRAN 75MG/5ML SYRUP, ACILOC 25MG INJECTION 
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TRENTAL 400mg tablet

    Pentoxifylline(400mg)

    Trental tablet uses

    Trental 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease and intermittent claudication.

    How trental tablet works

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

    Common side effects of trental tablet

    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.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR TRENTAL 400MG TABLET

    Patients taking TRENTAL 400MG TABLET

    • 44%
      Twice A Day
    • 34%
      Thrice A Day
    • 21%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR TRENTAL tablet

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    Expert advice FOR TRENTAL 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR TRENTAL 400mg tablet

    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.
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    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.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT TRENTAL 400MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    79%
    Can't say
    15%
    Moderately effective
    5%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    No
    71%
    Yes
    29%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 18 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)