Generic Trental is used for treating intermittent claudication (pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the foot, hip, thigh, or buttocks) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions. Generic Trental is a xanthine derivative blood flow enhancer. It works by thinning the blood and improving red blood cell flexibility, causing the blood to flow more freely through the veins. Trental is also known as Pentoxifylline. Generic name of Generic Trental is Pentoxifylline. Brand name of Generic Trental is Trental.
Take Generic Trental by mouth with food or milk.
Swallow whole. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Trental suddenly.
Trental Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Trental and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Trental More Info
Active Ingredient: Pentoxifylline.
Other Ingredients: Hydroxyethyl Cellulose, Povidone, Talc, Magnesium Stearate, Hypromellose, Macrogol 8000, Erythrosine (E127), Titanium Dioxide (E171),
Do not take Generic Trental if you are allergic to Generic Trental components, or to methylxanthines (theophylline, caffeine, theobromine).
Be very careful with Generic Trental if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant. Generic Trental is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Generic Trental.
Do not take Generic Trental if you have had recent bleeding in the brain or eye.
Tell your health care provider or dentist that you take Generic Trental before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
It may take 2 to 4 weeks to notice improvement in your condition, and up to 8 weeks for maximum relief.
Use Generic Trental with caution in the elderly. They may be more sensitive to its effects.
Avoid machine driving.
It can be dangerous to stop Generic Trental taking suddenly.