What is Pentoxifylline?

Pentoxifylline is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor used in venous disorders. It improve the flexibility of RBCs leading to improved blood flow to the ulcerated areas.

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what blood vessel problem does pentoxifylline treat

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To treat Peripheral arterial diseases

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My husband has a collapsed artery in his lower leg. He is taking Pentoxifylline 400mg 3 times a day. He was told to walk even though it hurts. He...

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Thanks for the query. You should look for the opinion of a Vascular Surgeon, to see if either a catheter intervention or a bypass...

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Hi. I wanted to know how long pentoxifylline(trental) can affect the platelet function(platelet deaggregation)? I am getting procedure that depends...

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The effect may persist 7-10 days after stopping Pentoxifylline.

Pentoxifylline is used to improve blood flow in patients with...

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