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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Trental (pentoxifylline): Trental (pentoxifylline) is a medication that helps to improve blood circulation.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Trental (pentoxifylline): "Trental should not be used in patients with recent cerebral and/or retinal hemorrhage or in patients who have previously exhibited intolerance to thi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
PAD bad circulation: Trental (pentoxifylline) is given to treat symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (pad). In particular, it is used when someone gets leg cramping whe ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Pentoxifylline: generic Trental (pentoxifylline) has been available for several yrs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Very little success!: The drug is used to help people with vascular claudication , purportedly improving circulation by making red cells more "pliable." it works for this. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Trental (pentoxifylline): Trental (pentoxifylline) is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim answered
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Focus on what helps: There is no evidence that any medicine taken by men will increase the chance that their female partner will become pregnant. Trental, (pentoxifylline) ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe??: It is used to treat intermittent claudication resulting from obstructed arteries in the limbs. Pentoxifylline improves blood flow through peripheral b ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Treatment options: For a comprehensive list of treatment options, see up to date.Com.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
400 mg 2 x a day: It will not help edema, though.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It has no value: This is a drug used to treat peripheral artery disease. It has been used in other disorders as well but is not effective for inflammatory conditions.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly: Overall effect of Pletal (cilostazol) is supposed to increase blood flow and thus could inprove erections.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Heart failure: This combination is usually to treat congestive heart failure.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Nausea most common: Nausea/vomiting decreased blood counts chest pain loss of appetite
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not conclusive.: Multiple trials failed to show conclusive superiority the superiority of either corticosteroid or Pentoxifylline in treating alcoholic hepatitis. Howe ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nifedipine: This is a calcium channel blocker that has a variety of uses, including to treat / prevent headache and control high blood pressure by relaxing vessel ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
Hydralazine: There are vascular dilators that act primarily in the arteries which are generally potent such as Hydralazine and those that act on the veins and capi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
For the full list: would see your pharmacist.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends on symptoms: 30% nl is low pletal (cilostazol) may.help increase walking but not pain at rest or ulcer /gangrene of foot See a vascular surgeon to decide best cou ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Improve circulation : Bleeding main side effect.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Good but: Nitroglycerin is a short acting medication used to dilate blood vessels. This helps to relieve symptoms of angina. Nitroglycerin does not treat the bl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Arrhythmias: They are used for abnormal rhythms of the heart, usually for atrial fibrillation, but also used for ventricular arrhythmias such as ventricular tachyc ... Read More
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